Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Main Scribe – Marginal Text – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe – Marginal Text – Non-square

Scribe

Scribe not identified

Glossator

Script Definition

Italian

Non-square (Beinoni)

Current

Bookhand

Rotunda

Global Aspect of the Script

  • Attached to the headline
  • Ascenders go above the headline
  • Descenders descend below the baseline

Stable

Equal to the height of the line of writing

Variable

  • Stable
  • Smaller than the width of an average vav

Quick

Regular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Regular size

  • Ascenders are longer than 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
  • There is no shading

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Abbreviation - #9290
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Justification - #9295
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9286
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9288
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9289
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9292
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9294
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9303
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9304
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9305
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9306
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9307
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9308
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9309
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9310
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9311
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Letter - #9312
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 18: Ligature - #9296
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