Section 4: Mardin, CFMM 130, p. 3 (12th/13th C.)
Jacob of Serugh, Memre
Mardin, Church of the Forty Martyrs, CFMM 130, p. 3. All rights reserved. Image provided by HMML.
This manuscript shows what might be considered a classic Serto hand. There are none of the sharper curves akin to Estrangela that may appear in earlier Serto manuscripts, and the characteristic roundness of bēt, gāmal (hanging very low), ṭēt, mim, and qop make this an exemplary Serto manuscript.
|dālat and rēš||
N.b. that in the combination ālap-lāmad, the ālap is not separate from the lāmad at the bottom.