Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: 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)

  • Calligraphic
  • Current

Bookhand

  • Rotunda
  • Scholars'

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

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 parallel
  • Ascenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Descenders are not parallel to the downstrokes
  • Ascenders are parallel among them
  • Descenders are parallel among them

  • Thin, traced with the edge of the flat nib
  • There is shading

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Justification - #9865
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Justification - #9869
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9860
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9862
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9863
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9864
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9866
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9867
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9868
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9870
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9871
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9872
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9873
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9874
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9875
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9876
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9877
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9878
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9879
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9880
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Letter - #9881
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Ligature - #9861
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 49B: Ligature - #9940
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