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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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My tentative conjecture of Mu'izz is palaeographically justified, but shaky--the Hamdanid ruler Mu'izz al-Dawla (d.
It also occurs in conjunction with rare palaeographically late inscriptions (cf.
Palaeographically, he says, it belongs to the time of 21st-22nd Dynasties in Egypt; and grammatically it is in good epistolary Late Egyptian spiced with a pinch of demotico-Coptic colloquialisms.
That edition was rightly criticized as soon as the first volume appeared in 1968 for its uncritical and palaeographically unsound treatment of the two earliest manuscripts and for making some of the Floss readings even worse.
48) Dieter Schaller makes the nice and palaeographically plausible suggestion nitidis, noting that the adjective is used of sheep (though not of their eyes) at De rectoribus Christianis 18.
Palaeographically of Early Dynastic date, the annotation refers to a 'nautical following' and appears to label the imagery--and apparently the entirety of the Nag el-Hamdulab cycle--as ultimately related to the royal and ritual event known as the 'Following of Horus', the biennial judicial and tax-collecting perambulation of the royal court as demonstration of royal authority, here further related to a toponym that unfortunately cannot be located (cf.
61: The proposal to read 'cn here (Allen gives the outdated transcription kn) is palaeographically impossible; the vertical strokes are definitely too long and too asymmetrically present only on the lower part of the sign.
Fitzgerald takes illuminated manuscripts as her core field, but she adds others that are |important palaeographically or for their association with an author' or because they are special in some other way.
bhumisamskrta cannot be emended into bhuti[degrees], as Waldschmidt does, but, if at all, rather into the palaeographically similar [degrees]samstrta.