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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The study of ancient forms of writing (and the deciphering of them).

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  • Katherine Tachau taught me Latin paleography, wrote letters of support, and gave general encouragement.
  • Also, you need years of study, a specialization in paleography, and several years of work experience to decode the ancient writings.
  • I avoid using the term paleography in the Wordhoard, though, because most people don't know what it means.
  • You could improve your paleography skills -- so what? for more
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