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 the artist who produced the manuscript and the patron or reader who viewed the decoration - to reveal the hidden meaning. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2007-05-01] Reference
Also, don't forget the historical sciences of diplomatic and codicology. From Wordnik.com. [Working in Archives #2: advanced preparation] Reference
Conventional codicology ties them firmly together; recent theories about dispersal and technological adoption are less sure. From Wordnik.com. [Making Light: The "agency model" as I understand it] Reference
Similarly, if you will be working with books or manuscripts and you know a bit of codicology, you can often divine useful information. From Wordnik.com. [Working in Archives #2: advanced preparation] Reference
Just as editors of texts extant only in the form of letterpress printings must know a good deal about how books were printed, and medievalists working with manuscripts must know about calligraphy and codicology, Blake's editors must know as much as possible about the way Blake produced his texts. From Wordnik.com. [Introduction] Reference
I have a set of esoteric technical skills (facility in dead languages; training in paleography and codicology, graduate-level training in several different humanities disciplines); I often work in archives with "real" objects, where I sometimes hope to find something no one else has ever seen; and some of my writing is fairly straightforward reporting on what I find. From Wordnik.com. [Wired Campus] Reference
Accordingly, the Program Chair invites submissions devoted to interdisciplinary discussion of current research into particular aspects of textual work: the discovery, enumeration, description, bibliographical analysis, editing, annotation, and mark-up of texts in disciplines such as literature, history, musicology, classical and biblical studies, philosophy, art history, legal history, history of science and technology, computer science, library and information science, archives, lexicography, epigraphy, paleography, codicology, cinema studies, new media studies, game studies, theater, linguistics, and textual and literary theory. From Wordnik.com. [Evangelical Textual Criticism] Reference
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