|Profiles for this Scribe:|
1. Europe, Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale MS XIII B 29
|Current Manuscript:||Europe, Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale MS XIII.B.29|
|Sampled Folios:||p 119|
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double compartment 'a' used most of the time. However, the first letter of each word is separated from the rest of the text. Where the first letter of the word is 'a', then single compartment 'a' is the only one used on this folio.
on the top line of the folio and for that reason perhaps the scribe used a more elaborate upper case letter.
'a' which is separated from the rest of the word as the first letter of the line.
the initial letter of this word. 'd' is looped throughout.
double compartment 'g' and tailed 'g' are both used by this scribe. The upper compartment is frequently square and closed by a hairline stroke.
'g' as final letter with short horizontal slash.
tailed 'g' with tail describing a complete arc clockwise back to the bottom of the lobe.
the tail of 'h' curves right round beneath the graph.
the head-stroke leaves the top of the stem at an acute angle.
'h' is crossed after 't'.
Usage: H ow
separated letter at the beginning of a line. Foot at the bottom of the shaft.
modern 'r' and 'z'-shaped 'r' are used in all positions..
both sigma 's' and kidney 's' are used in final position. Sigma 's' is also used initially.
kidney-shaped 's' in final position.
both long 's' and sigma 's' are used in initial position.
although there is no reason for an upper case letter here, this may be representative of the scribe's upper case 'S'.
the double 'v' form of 'w' is the only one used on the folio examined although the scribe does use the looped version.
Usage: W hiche
upper case 'W' separated at the beginning of the line.
the consistent shape for 'y'.
several times the scribe extends the tail of 'y' to a loop above the body of the letter.
a right-angled return on the tail of 'y'.
sometimes it is not possible to see the faint line up to the loop above the letter.