Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Main Scribe 1 – Non-square

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Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Main Scribe 1 – Non-square

Scribe

Scribe not identified

Main text scribe

Script Definition

Byzantine

Non-square (Beinoni)

Careless

Bookhand

Global Aspect of the Script

  • In the upper part
  • Ascenders go above the headline
  • Descenders descend below the baseline

Variable

Variable

Variable

Variable

Quick

  • Irregular spacing
  • Nesting
  • Writing on different levels

Approximate Size of Average Letters

Variable 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

Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Abbreviation - #11077
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11068
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11070
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11071
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11072
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11073
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11074
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11076
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11078
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11079
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11080
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11081
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11082
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11083
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11084
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11085
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11086
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11087
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Letter - #11088
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Ligature - #11069
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Ligature - #11075
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Oxford, Bodleian MS. Canon. Or. 96: Punctuation - #11089
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