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palaeography

1. 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. a handwriting of the past
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1180 in Bourne Abbey, seem more reasonable because his study is primarily based on a detailed comparative analysis of the palaeographic evidence.
Also useful would be photographs showing two-page, verso-and-recto layouts, additional photographs of palaeographic comparisons, clearer photographs with sharper contrast, and, given the stated importance of color in this manuscript, a few color photographs in addition to those on the book jacket.
The work comprises a section assigning the Garcineida to its historical and literary context, a linguistic study, and an edition of the text itself complete with Castilian translation and palaeographic transcription of all four extant manuscripts.
The marginal signatures and the copied texts share characteristic palaeographic features, particularly the looped descenders of the letter 'g'.
Iconographic and palaeographic elements dating a Dynasty 0 rock art site at Nag el-Hamdulab (Aswan, Egypt), in D.
The authors reexamine the stone-carved inscription and combine a meticulous transliteration and translation of the entire Arabic text with a detailed analysis of its location, structural material, and palaeographic, stylistic, and compositional features.
The Indic scripts; palaeographic and linguistic perspectives.
The palaeographic style of the text, and the style of the music notation, indicate different geographic origins; one is notated in Messine notation, and the other in Aquitanian notation.
21) Though the appearance of material relating to both the trivium and quadrivium in one codex may seem strange, palaeographic analysis confirms that Hartwic intended such a division.
Noticeably absent are palaeographic texts such as bronze inscriptions or manuscripts, even though these are, naturally, more precisely datable; nor is there any discussion of how we know that the texts in Zadrapa's corpus truly date to the centuries that he claims for them.
A painted inscription at the necropolis north of Cyrene recalls that Demetria and her son Theodoulos died in an earthquake, and palaeographic analyses suggest that the text dates from the second half of the fourth century AD (Bacchielli 1995), suggesting that the AD 365 earthquake was widely felt.
6) In 1931, while involved in a palaeographic study of this late eighth-or early ninth-century manuscript, Bernhard Bischoff noticed the inscription and deciphered its code.