Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: 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

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

  • Stable
  • Equal to the height of the line of writing

Variable

Variable

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting

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. 32: Abbreviation - #9750
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Abbreviation - #9751
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Divine Symbol - #9743
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Justification - #9762
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9744
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9745
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9746
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9747
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9748
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9749
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9752
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9753
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9754
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9755
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9756
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9757
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9758
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9759
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9760
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9761
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9763
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9764
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9765
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9766
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Letter - #9767
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 32: Ligature - #9742
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