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the study of ancient forms of writing (and the deciphering of them)

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Selecting examples to represent each century from AD 600 to the present, he provides an accurate transcription and translation of the illustrated extract, thus allowing the reader to become immersed in the art and the palaeography of successive generations of scribes.
81 that previously was placed in the 710s: 'Face B is dated between 13 and 26 February, 712 AD, and face A is likely datable within the same interval; face C is attributable, on the basis of its palaeography but more specifically its contents, to the middle of the 9th century AD' (p.
Society of Genealogists: Palaeography for Beginners & Historic Walk
A national workshop on manuscriptology and palaeography was organized by the Central Library, BHU in cooperation with NMM.
A sampling of topics turns up birth and death statements, colophon, letterforms or allographs, primitive codicology and palaeography, quire, scribal etiquette, and vignette.
The BSANZ was founded in 1969 and includes in its province the studies of physical bibliography, such as the history of printing, publishing, bookselling, typefounding, papermaking, bookbinding, palaeography and codicology, textual bibliography and the general field of reference bibliography.
And he draws attention to Moran's lifelong interest in archival research, Irish palaeography and Roman coins, finding that his books on Irish history are still used by researchers today.
Problems from the field of history, theory and palaeography of music, liturgy, linguistics, theology, archeology, and cultural anthropology are sharply outlined.
A study of the palaeography of the Kharosthi manuscripts was made by Andrew Glass in an MA thesis in 2000, and scholars working in the field have all expressed their gratitude to him for his valuable work.
The Palaeography minisite is so user-friendly that it was recently shortlisted in The Times Higher Awards for the Most Imaginative Use of Distance Learning.
Gudvardur Mar Gunnlaugsson's introduction to manuscripts and palaeography is also well illustrated and bound to be useful for novices in manuscript studies.
These lines are quoted in Bruce Metzgen's Manuscripts of the Greek Bible: An Introduction to Palaeography.
Of special interest is the careful inclusion of recent findings in archaeology, architectural history, palaeography, codicology, and numismatics which are increasingly vital complements to the more traditional literary and historical approaches to this period.