Bentley raises the possibility of palaeographical
error, calling it '[t]his mutilated title--whatever it may have been in its perfect form, the last three letters are doubtful'.
In the second chapter, the manuscript is described from a physical point of view, considering both codicological and palaeographical
Chapter eleven focuses on the linguistic, stylistic and palaeographical
features of another Dublin manuscript of the later Middle Ages, Royal Irish Academy Library MS 12 R31, a deluxe copy of a book of hours for Sarum use produced in Rouen around 1444 for the marriage of Sir Thomas Hoo and Eleanor Welles.
In 1892 Otto Jiriczek published a diplomatic edition of it from the better of the two manuscripts, MS K 23 4 in the Royal Library at Stockholm, but his introduction, focusing exclusively on palaeographical
and linguistic features, was so utterly uninformative that not a single word was devoted to the content of the text.
With his recognized palaeographical
expertise, Hanna succeeds in transforming codicological details into hard evidence, always so elusive in medieval literary studies.
Breaking nearly a century of scholarly neglect, Kruger (New Testament, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, North Carolina) offers a full palaeographical
, historical, and exegetical evaluation in order to clarify its place in the scope of early gospel traditions.
Joining an innovative close reading of the manuscript's illuminations to codicological and palaeographical
analysis, Verkerk offers a convincing argument for the abandonment of the often repeated but weakly supported attribution of the manuscript to Spain in favor of Italy and then attributes the manuscript's production to Rome in the late sixth century.
Combining this philological palaeographical
and codicological evidence, it is possible to arrive at or: to reach?
evidence is not straightforward either.
Rastall's undoubted expertise in palaeographical
matters (see his The Notation of Western Music, 1983) is especially evident in his discussion of the notated music for the Shrewsbury plays (Shrewsbury School MS VI, c.