C, von Soden δ 3; an uncial palimpsest (the top writing being that of Ephraem) of the 5th century.
The first in uncial Greek was by Tisisthenes, the son to whom the writing was addressed.
As uncial and half-uncial characters were still used for a good number of MSS.
Those of you who are judges of graphic character will see the nature of the letters; they are capital, or uncial letters.
It is written in uncial characters and contains, amongst other things, a portrait of Juliana.
They are both written in quarto, in uncial letters and double columns.
The earlier copies are all in uncial or "capital" letters, cursive or "lower-case" letters being a later invention.
It was a sixth-century copy of the Book of Genesis, written in uncial letters and illustrated, we are told, with 250 pictures.
Throughout the career of the uncial codices down to the 6th century, continuity of text was maintained.
The uncial letters are very small and neat, upright and regular, and their breadth is nearly equal to their height.
1640s, "pertaining to an ounce," from Latin uncialis "of an inch, of an ounce," from uncia "a twelfth part" (see inch). In reference to letters, it is attested from 1712, from Late Latin litterae unciales (Jerome), probably meaning "letters an inch high," from Latin uncialis "of an inch, inch-high."