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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The study of manuscripts as cultural artifacts for historical purposes.

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  • Hunt uses a method called codicology to study the interaction of the framing images with one another, the text, and the illustrations - from the points of view of both...
  • Also, don't forget the historical sciences of diplomatic and codicology.
  • Conventional codicology ties them firmly together; recent theories about dispersal and technological adoption are less sure.
  • Similarly, if you will be working with books or manuscripts and you know a bit of codicology, you can often divine useful information. for more
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