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to form letters, characters, or words on a surface with an instrument

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French playwright (1791-1861)

informal terms for journalists

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someone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts

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a sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut

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score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in metalworking

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Du Yu's comment in his Jijie (Zhao 2): [phrase omitted] The "Lu annals" are the scribal records on connected slips.
Auji underscores the Press's importance in this regard for two reasons: it printed solely in Arabic, and it was one of the earliest introduced in a heavily scribal market.
Telecommunication, however, continued to revolve around oral and scribal forms of communication practices.
Neidorf asserts that some scribal error is to be expected because the scribes were so focused on their task at hand, which was not to transmit a poem with sense and meter intact but instead to copy a text word for word while modernizing and correcting it to match their contemporary West Saxon dialect.
Instead they have produced a series of chapters on disparate subjects held together by the threads of Hanson's initiative and the general subject of scribal culture at work.
As the sample shows, both authorial and scribal manuscripts might contain dramatis personae lists, but no authorial fair copy by a professional dramatist contains a list.
terms "the scribal elite," that is, those formally trained as interpreters of the Torah.
It is elegant and finely written including graphical features and scribal devices forbidden by Maimonides in the rules that he codified for writing a Torah scroll, indicating that it was written before his rules were widely accepted.
In postexilic times a library seems to have developed in Jerusalem, and the scribal culture dedicated itself to writing down the most important traditions of Israel.
"Scribal Education in Ancient Israel: The Old Hebrew Epigraphic Evidence" BASOR 344 (2006); 47-74 (which appears to have formed the basis for Chapter 5, "Scribal Education in Ancient Israel," pp.
The introduction also includes a detailed description of the original manuscript and the two scribal copies examined by the author, as well as discussion of the editorial practices followed in the book.
Friends and Enemies: The Scribal Politics of Post/Colonial Literature.
Rio takes a different approach, bringing modern concerns with scribal activity, orality, and literacy to the fore with promising results.
In so doing, they illuminated three major themes: arithmetic exploiting a notation of numbers based entirely on two basic symbols; the scribal schools of Nippur, which was the most prestigious center of scribal education; and advanced mathematical training.
In Finkelstein's work, the scribal poet is both scholar and outlier, and his work is the product of both his deep knowledge of the subject and an ambiguous, sometimes distant relationship to the text he offers up.