The inscription may palaeographically
be datable to the seventh century (80) and records gifts made to two lingas by a certain Harsavarman, 'grandson [napta] of King [rajan] isanavarman'.
the miswriting of cysas six as cysa six <cysa vi> would then involve a scribal simplification of <ss> [greater than] <s> in scriptio continua.
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close to V; but other candidates, giving similar content, might be [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (cf.
Confusion in the printing-house, however, might be palaeographically
possible if, like most dramatic manuscripts, the copy employed abbreviated italic speech prefixes.
61: The proposal to read 'cn here (Allen gives the outdated transcription kn) is palaeographically
impossible; the vertical strokes are definitely too long and too asymmetrically present only on the lower part of the sign.
The Calatagan pot inscription (CPI) has remained a puzzle for decades despite numerous attempts to decipher it palaeographically
by the comparative analysis of its symbols.
xxiii; but this is palaeographically
improbable and should not be pressed.
52 'As much as child e'er loved, or father, friend' is defended by Weis, but unconvincingly: friendship is not an issue in this speech, and F's 'found' must be right; otherwise we are required to imagine a reviser who (both here and in scores of other cases) replaced the original reading with a palaeographically
similar word, even when changing a noun to a verb.
1-40r) may well date from a year or two earlier: the fact that it is palaeographically
distinct from the rest of the source (47) and terminates abruptly in the middle of a gathering suggests that there may have been an ensuing lull in the copying process.
Itacus' is palaeographically
possible as a misreading of `Hams', H becoming It and m turning into cu by minim confusion.
This sentence has long been regarded as problematic; Kirchhoff's emendation is palaeographically
simple and has met with general approval, but if [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is taken to mean `temples', as is usual, the phrase is not without its difficulties.
bhumisamskrta cannot be emended into bhuti[degrees], as Waldschmidt does, but, if at all, rather into the palaeographically