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reverse boustrophedon


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  • n. A form of boustrophedon in which the page is rotated by 180 degrees after writing each line, so that alternate lines are upside down relative to one another.


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  • Duly tagged.

    December 16, 2011

  • Also referred to as false boustrophedon and Schlangenschrift.

    December 15, 2011

  • To read regular boustrophedon texts, you alternate between reading lines left-to-right and right-to-left. Reverse boustrophedon texts need to be inverted 180° after each line.

    October 21, 2007