Scribal ProfileHand B
|Profiles for this Scribe:|
|Current Manuscript:||Oxford, Magdalen College MS Lat. 213|
|Folios:||Page 3 col. b, line 7 to 4 col. b|
|Sampled Folios:||page 3|
|Example Page:||Display a full page showing this scribe's hand|
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hand B copies only a short stint in this manuscript. The hand is firmer with fewer otiose strokes and more upright in aspect.
'a' is double compartment. The lower compartment may be angular as in this example or more rounded as in version 1.
the scribe's upper case 'A'.
both looped and unlooped 'd' again in evidence.
the stem of 'd' slopes back at a forty-five degree angle.
'd' in final position is tagged.
the lobe of 'd' may be rounded or more angular.
the formation of tailed 'g' is very similar to that of the first scribe with head of the right-hand descending stroke beginning above the level of the lobe.
the horizontal stroke across the head of 'g' extends to make the horizontal slash.
the horizontal slash continues to initiate the head-loop of 'h'.
although leaning slightly, the head-loop is not as squashed as in the hand of the first scribe.
crossed 'h' in this combination.
upper case 'H' with hooked extension extending into left margin.
no hook on this upper case graph.
modern 'r' is used throughout. The stem is not as curved as that of the first hand.
the head of 'r' has a horned effect in this example. In final position 'r' has a curled flourish.
'z'-shaped 'r' used after some vowels and round-bodied graphs..
'z'-shaped 'r' following a horned 'e'.
the descenders of long 's' and 'f' are not as thick as those of the first scribe.
many of this scribe's graphs have horned heads.
'w' usually comprises an extended left arm, open head and either one or two lobes at the right.
'w' with the 'B'-shaped element at the right.
upper case 'W' with even longer left arm.
again the fork of the graph is set at line level. The tail stroke is occasionally thicker than those of the first hand.
this scribe uses thorn occasionally but on the folio examined there are no examples of the use of yogh.
thorn appears in this contraction for 'that' but is not used to replace 'th' elsewhere.
|Upper Case Letters|
firmly scribed graphs for the upper case letters matches the whole impression of this scribe's hand.