Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: 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

  • Italian
  • Ashkenazi (Italo-Ashkenazi)

Non-square (Beinoni)

  • Calligraphic
  • Current

Bookhand

  • Rotunda
  • Scholars'

Global Aspect of the Script

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

Variable

  • Stable
  • Higher than the height of the line of writing

Variable

Variable

Quick

Irregular spacing

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Regular size

  • Ascenders are equal to the height of the average letter
  • Descenders are shorter than 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 shading

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Justification - #9360
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Justification - #9380
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Justification - #9381
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9358
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9359
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9362
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9363
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9364
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9365
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9366
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9368
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9369
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9371
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9372
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9374
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9376
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9377
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9378
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9379
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9383
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9384
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Letter - #9385
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 20: Punctuation - #9361
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