alphabetology

alphabetology

the study or science of alphabets. — alphabetologist, n.
See also: Alphabet
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And like a map to this uninhabitable body, Pontormo's understated prose ("|i~l note le fait et garde ses reflexions") suggests a scribbled cartography; it provokes a feeling that the letters themselves are codes, disembodied of their alphabetology, deictic markers to some further destination.
An introductory chapter is devoted to the general problems of "alphabetology," especially to the invention and spread of alphabetic writing systems.
The book under review makes substantial contributions to two fields, Ugaritology and alphabetology.