Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: 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

Non-square (Beinoni)

Current

Bookhand

Merchants'

Global Aspect of the Script

  • In the upper part
  • 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
  • Nesting
  • Puzzle-letters
  • Writing on different levels

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Variable size

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

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Abbreviation - #9462
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Justification - #9446
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9443
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9444
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9448
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9450
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9452
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9453
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9454
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9455
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9457
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9458
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9459
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9460
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9461
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9463
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9464
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9465
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9466
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9467
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9469
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Letter - #9472
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Ligature - #9468
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 21: Ligature - #9470
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