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Minuscule

 

an ancient and medieval Latin and Greek, including Byzantine, handwriting style consisting of minuscules, or lowercase letters. Minuscule developed from the cursive hand of the late eighth century. Minuscules in the Latin alphabet include the Caroline minuscule of the late eighth to 15th centuries and the Gothic minuscule of the 12th to 15th centuries. The Greek cursive of the ninth and tenth centuries is a minuscule script based on the Greek alphabet. From the 13th century both majuscule and minuscule letters were used in the Latin script, serving different functions.

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