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codicology

(ˌkəʊdɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Library Science & Bibliography) the study of manuscripts
[C20: via French from Latin codic-, codex + -logy]
codicological adj

codicology

the study of early manuscripts. — codicologist, n. — codicologic, codicological, adj.
See also: Manuscripts
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Muxeneder begins with a bit of codicology, explaining that, due to deteriorating vision at this late stage of his life, the composer used outsized music paper made to his specifications.
The project fosters collaboration between, andcuts across, different intellectual and national scholarly traditions, drawing on expertise in codicology, critical theory,linguistics, literature, and philology; it involves scholars from a range of European countries and North America, entailingempirical research around a complex and widely disseminated textual tradition vital to medieval understandings ofEuropean history and identity, L Histoire ancienne jusqu a Cesar.
Because of the technical nature of this chapter, it is likely of most interest to scholars of the codicology of material from the White Monastery and the history of its dispersal and study.
Speaking in a meeting with Tajik Head of Central Library Abdul Ghaffar Mollayev in Khojand, Iran's Cultural Attache Masoud Ahmadvand to Tajikistan cited maintenance skills, copying of manuscripts, codicology and data banks as possible areas of mutual cooperation.
The conference titled 'The Illumined Word-Historic Qur'ans: Codicology and Conservation' will open to the public at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Auditorium on April 22 and 23.
Kodikologie und Palaographie im digitalen Zeitalter/ Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age.
Albert Derolez follows with a chapter on the codicology of medieval music manuscripts, examining their layout, size and ordering, and highlighting the need for future codicological investigations.
Dr Jonathan Bloom, who noted that the verse divisions of Qurans differ slightly in the East and West Islamic lands, and that the blue leaves follow the western codicology, solved the puzzle.
For the purposes of this short article, and with reference to the discipline of literary studies, Integral Theory offers a system of "perspective-taking" that can cogently integrate such divergent approaches to literary criticism as, for example, deconstruction and material history, reader-response and biographical criticism, formalism and cultural history, psychological approaches and codicology.
This beautifully illustrated and produced volume is an insightful and systematic study of the life of the Jaharis Gospel Lectionary and a significant contribution to the field of Byzantine history and codicology.
In other words, authors combine knowledge of Sanskrit philology and Indian codicology with knowledge of mathematics, geometry, medical botany, social history, religious studies, anthropology, and trans-cultural psychiatry.
A sampling of topics turns up birth and death statements, colophon, letterforms or allographs, primitive codicology and palaeography, quire, scribal etiquette, and vignette.