Italic Script

Historical Dictionary of Renaissance. . 2004.

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  • Italic script — This article is about the calligraphic and handwriting style. Also see Old Italic alphabet or Italic type .Italic script, also known as chancery cursive, is a semi cursive, slightly sloped style of handwriting and calligraphy that was developed… …   Wikipedia

  • italic script — ▪ calligraphy       in calligraphy, script developed by the Italian humanists about 1400 from antique Latin texts and inscriptions. The humanists called the Carolingian minuscule in which most of these sources were preserved lettera antica,… …   Universalium

  • Old Italic script — Old Italic The Marsiliana tablet abecedarium, ca. 700 BC: ABGDEVZHΘIKLMNΞOPŚQRSTUXΦΨ, read right to left Type Alphabet Languages Italic …   Wikipedia

  • italic — [[t]ɪtæ̱lɪk[/t]] italics 1) N PLURAL Italics are letters which slope to the right. Italics are often used to emphasize a particular word or sentence. The examples in this dictionary are printed in italics. 2) ADJ: ADJ n Italic letters slope to… …   English dictionary

  • Script, Humanistic —    Letter forms developed by humanists of the late 14th and early 15th centuries who disliked the elaborate and often nearly illegible handwriting that dominated not only informal writing but also official documents and the copying of books in… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • script — Synonyms and related words: IPA, ITA, Initial Teaching Alphabet, International Phonetic Alphabet, alphabet, alphabetics, arrange, art, article, ascender, autograph, autography, back, bastard type, beard, belly, bevel, black letter, blank,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • italic — Synonyms and related words: ascender, autograph, autographic, back, bastard type, beard, belly, bevel, black letter, body, calligraphic, cap, capital, case, chirographic, counter, cursive, descender, em, en, engrossed, face, fat faced type, feet …   Moby Thesaurus

  • roman script — ▪ calligraphy also called  Antiqua Script,  Italian  Lettera Antica,        in calligraphy, script based upon the clear, orderly Carolingian (Carolingian minuscule) writing that Italian humanists mistook for the ancient Roman script used at the… …   Universalium

  • Rashi script — (Hebrew: כתב רש י) is a semi cursive typeface for the Hebrew alphabet, in which Rashi s commentaries are printed both in the Talmud and Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). This does not mean that Rashi himself used such a script: the typeface is based on a… …   Wikipedia

  • Runic script — Rune redirects here. For other uses, see Rune (disambiguation). Runic Type Alphabet Languages Germanic languages Time period …   Wikipedia

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