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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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palaeography

[ˌpælɪˈɒgrəfɪ] Npaleografía f
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The first texts receive more discussion than do later ones; ergo this information might have been better placed in a general chapter on palaeographical and grammatical matters.
Richard Corradini's ' De Creatione Mundi in the Prague Sacramentary' raises the predicament: a 'palaeographical conclusion opens up a number of questions and problems concerning this particular text', which Corradini sees as 'not possible to deal exhaustively with the manifold theological programmes and ideas expressed in this text', and which is exacerbated by 'a lack of Latin skills or a highly developed individuality of the scribe' (pp.
Its authors consider the manuscript in all its major aspects ranging through the historical, the palaeographical and the philological.
Among their topics are metrology and scribal traditions in the ancient Near East, the role of Babylon in Babylonian scribal education, the local scribal tradition in the land of Mari and Assyrian state scribal practice: palaeographical characteristics of Middle Assyrian documents from Tell Taban, how to designate women as having both genders: a note on the scribal traditions in the land of Astata, Hittite scribal culture and Syria: palaeography and cuneiform transmission.
Closure and Playfulness in the Last Sentence', starts with a review of the palaeographical evidence and refutes the hypothesis of a missing ending of the Metamorphoses.
As a project that sought co-operation across national and international boundaries, that drew on skills bibliographical, historical, palaeographical, and textual, and that was ambitious and far-reaching, it was the sort of project that in later years would have been a candidate for research council funding.
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'.
I would like to take the opportunity to announce that the Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies of the State University of Ohio, directed by the illustrious Frank T.
This note grew out of work I did while examining CCCC 162 for the "Palaeographical Cruxes in Old English Manuscripts" project, a joint venture between the Dictionary of Old English and Parker Library on the Web, funded (along with related projects) by a grant from the Andrew W.