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palaeography

(ˌpælɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Historical Terms) the study of the handwritings of the past, and often the manuscripts as well, so that they may be dated, read, etc, and may serve as historical and literary sources
2. (Historical Terms) a handwriting of the past
palaeˈographer n
palaeographic, ˌpalaeoˈgraphical adj

paleography, palaeography

1. ancient forms of writing, as in inscriptions, documents, and manuscripts.
2. the study of ancient writings, including decipherment, translation, and determination of age and date. — paleographer, palaeographer, n.paleographic, palaeographic, adj.
See also: Writing
1. ancient forms of writing, as in inscriptions, documents, and manuscripts.
2. the study of ancient writings, including decipherment, translation, and determination of age and date. — paleographer, palaeographer, n. — paleographic, palaeographic, adj.
See also: Literature
the study of ancient writings, including inscriptions. — paleographer, palaeographer, n.paleographic, palaeographic, adj. papyrology the study of ancient writings on papyrus. — papyrologist, n.
See also: Antiquity
Translations

palaeography

[ˌpælɪˈɒgrəfɪ] Npaleografía f
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The confusion between al-Fariqi and al-Farabi is easily explained in palaeographical terms.
69) that vitiated two of his earlier publications: all Machiavelli scholars agree, on orthographical and palaeographical grounds, that the text now known as The Natures of Florentine Men was not written as a draft for unfinished chapters of the Histories but rather dates to 1506-1508.
Lawrence's principal research is on Western medieval liturgical chant, with a particular emphasis on palaeographical, reportorial and codicological studies of manuscript sources from the British Isles and northern Europe.
can] determine a palaeographical homogeneity in terms of notation and calligraphy'.
However, those whose dating of the MS is based on analysis of the palaeographical evidence usually claim that the MS was produced between 971 and 1025.
Add to this the stylistic and epigraphic conundrums that arise when we apply conventional art-historical and palaeographical dating to some of the objects, and we also begin to see that the dating of the hoard poses fundamental questions about the chronology of material culture in this period.
Since it is beyond the scope of this work to carry out a palaeographical or codicological analysis of the manuscript and to conjecture about what is lost, the poem will be considered from a semantic point of view.
This large discrepancy needs a palaeographical justification.
Chapter eleven focuses on the linguistic, stylistic and palaeographical features of another Dublin manuscript of the later Middle Ages, Royal Irish Academy Library MS 12 R31, a deluxe copy of a book of hours for Sarum use produced in Rouen around 1444 for the marriage of Sir Thomas Hoo and Eleanor Welles.
1997, Holocene oscillations of the Caspian Sea and forecasts based on palaeographical reconstructions: Quaternary International, v.
Breaking nearly a century of scholarly neglect, Kruger (New Testament, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, North Carolina) offers a full palaeographical, historical, and exegetical evaluation in order to clarify its place in the scope of early gospel traditions.
Joining an innovative close reading of the manuscript's illuminations to codicological and palaeographical analysis, Verkerk offers a convincing argument for the abandonment of the often repeated but weakly supported attribution of the manuscript to Spain in favor of Italy and then attributes the manuscript's production to Rome in the late sixth century.