Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Main Scribe – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Non-square

Scribe

Scribe not identified

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Sephardi (Italo-Sephardi)

Non-square (Beinoni)

Current

  • Bookhand
  • Documentary

  • Scholars'
  • Notarial

Global Aspect of the Script

  • In the upper part
  • Ascenders go above the headline
  • Descenders descend below the baseline

Variable

Higher than the height of the line of writing

Variable

Variable

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting
  • Overarching

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Regular size

  • Ascenders are equal to the height of the average letter
  • Descenders are equal to the height of the average letter

  • Downstrokes are not parallel
  • Horizontal strokes are not parallel
  • Ascenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Descenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Ascenders are not parallel among them
  • Descenders are not parallel among them

Thin, traced with the edge of the flat nib

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Abbreviation - #9135
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Decoration - #9140
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Justification - #9136
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9116
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9117
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9118
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9119
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9120
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9121
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9122
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9123
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9124
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9125
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9126
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9127
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9128
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9129
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9130
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9131
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9132
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9133
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9134
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9137
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9138
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 17: Letter - #9139
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