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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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104) At Beikthano at present, there is only stylistic and palaeographic evidence to date its Buddhist culture from c.
To conclude these brief palaeographic notes, we present a very basic utility handlist of letra joanina character forms most frequently attested in the Ashb.
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].
Though the first and introductory chapter is subtitled "The importance of archaeological context for analysis of inscriptions," it actually goes beyond that topic to introduce some basic points regarding the distinction between script and language, lapidary and cursive script, differentiations between various media, and essential features of palaeographic method.
The Scandinavian Caledonides: Event chronology, palaeographic settings and likely modern analogues // Tectonophysics.
By combining palaeographic criteria with dialectological ones, Hanna has identified the ten codices localized in the historical geography of Edwardian London, including the famous Auchinleck manuscript (see Pearsall and Cunningham 1979).
50, as suggested by the palaeographic style of the papyrus fragment, and in any case before A.
Palaeographic evidence seems to indicate that the chronicle was compiled over a fifty year period approximately between 1200 and 1256 AD.
Today's palaeographic linguists agree to qualify as writing the signs discovered on twenty-one tablets (rongorongo), two crescent-shaped pectorals (rei miro), one staff, and one birdman representation from Easter Island.
It was also a remarkable stimulus for new archival and palaeographic research.
She successfully detaches the manuscript from some earlier localizations, especially Spain, and martials palaeographic and codicological evidence to support her convincing attribution to Italy.