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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
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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
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Translations

palaeography

[ˌpælɪˈɒgrəfɪ] Npaleografía f
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Stratford duly distinguishes chirographic analysis (the attribution of documents to individual scribes) from palaeographic analysis (temporal and geographical evolution of signs).
These digital images, apart from accelerating the process, also make it possible to visualise the palaeographic features of the manuscript.
(78) A fifth-sixth century dating hypothesis finds some support in the palaeographic style.
This little book will be used as a basis for further research into similar manuscripts or as a possible teaching aid for high-level palaeographic study of Spanish musical sources of liturgical chant.
The first chapter analyzes the manuscript from a codicological and palaeographic perspective.
Although I cannot comment on the palaeographic issue, or the stylistic ones raised by Jackson, in this essay I will present more reasons for dating the play to the middle of the 1590s.
This line of research--which owes its methodological principles to formal language and information theories--could be applied for instance to the distribution of specific palaeographic and decorative features and textual variants in codices (or texts) compiled (or copied) in a specific epoch and geographical area.
UNESCO identifies geological heritage sites as those having outstanding scientific, educational, artistic and economic value, such as geomorphic landscapes, volcanoes, palaeographic remains, natural caves, abysses, lakes, waterfalls and other significant places, and Vietnam has at least three such sites.
1792 are representative of the palaeographic category that Ana Cristina Pereira da Silva Ferreira categorized in 2011 as the letra joanina.
For example, Hinckley (1935: 216) in his analysis of the palaeographic traits, linguistic forms, and the local history of MS Junius 1 states that the MS was produced before 1150, or even before 1140.
(12) The only published reproduction of this inscription that I am aware of covers only a small part of the text, but is enough to illustrate the palaeographic difference from the Balekambang inscription: see Suhadi and Soekarto 1986:23, photo 6 [printed upside-down].