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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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These digital images, apart from accelerating the process, also make it possible to visualise the palaeographic features of the manuscript.
In this area, the palaeographic anachronisms stand out, including the combined use of upper- and lower-case letters, for example, on the terra sigillata ostracon bearing the word Deidre--IR 12099 (Fig.
78) A fifth-sixth century dating hypothesis finds some support in the palaeographic style.
The exciting aspect of this project is the fact that it will, through the innovative and unconventional digital palaeographic analysis that we will be using, bring these scribal identities back to life.
The volume has been dedicated to the late Virginia Brown, a conference attendee who is recognised for her editorial, palaeographic, and teaching expertise.
Among the topics are scribal annotation as evidence of learning in manuscripts from the first Byzantine humanism: the "Philosophical Collection," multiglossia in West African manuscripts: the case of Borno in Nigeria, Gandharan scrolls: rediscovering an ancient manuscript type, a palaeographic study of a Buddhist manuscript from the Gilgit region: a glimpse into a scribe's workshop, developing a typology of writing styles in early Tibet, and manuscripts found within Chinese religious statues.
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.
They are apparently unaware of the widespread use of the term "material reading" in epigraphic and palaeographic studies, for example, "J.
1792 are representative of the palaeographic category that Ana Cristina Pereira da Silva Ferreira categorized in 2011 as the letra joanina.