codicology


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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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A Study of the Gospels in Codex Alexandrinus: Codicology, Palaeography, and Scribal Hands
Thus the identification and dating of Sanvito's oeuvre depends on a close and careful study of the palaeography and codicology of manuscripts now widely dispersed in many collections.
With knowledge of palaeography and codicology acquired in Paris, she has worked on medieval manuscripts in overseas and New Zealand libraries.
The book's discussion of codicology is impressively sophisticated, but the same cannot be said for its art history.
But readers interested in codicology and humanistic scholarship will also be richly rewarded.
This wise and rich paper will ensure that the volume is heavily used for years to come as the codicology of the book and the archaeology of images continue to be explored.
Powell's description of the manuscript is a tour-de-force of codicology (lxxxiii-cx), and her embedded analysis of the five hands is at once meticulous and comprehensive (lxxxvii-civ).
His examination of the codicology of the manuscript leads him to the important conclusion that consideration of this collection as a unified whole is inappropriate, since it was almost certainly not created or used in that way.
Such study will be well served by Professor Spector's continuing labours on the codicology of the manuscript, succinctly detailed here in his introduction and appendices.
Mary's commitment to Biblical scholarship and exegetical criticism were not always fashionable in literary studies, but she held her course steadily, building the deep expertise in philology, codicology and scholarship that informs all her work.
Unfortunately we have found no evidence to date our manuscript any more specifically, and for now we must leave this question to further investigations in codicology and paleography.
This very heterogeneity, however, makes it |an ideal basis for teaching palaeography, codicology, and art history since it has examples of most of the styles and types of book produced through many periods'.