Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is skilled in paleography.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One skilled in paleography; a paleographist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a person skilled in paleography

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an archeologist skilled in paleography

Etymologies

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paleo- + -grapher

Examples

  • The Sorbonne paleographer, Andre Lemaire, authenticated the Aramaic inscription as from the year 63 CE.

    Robert Eisenman: The James Ossuary: Is It Authentic? (An Update)

  • And this forensic paleographer over here agrees with me that it's too good to be true!

    Making Light: Rowling's being sued for plagiarism again

  • I'm a trained paleographer (ancient documents in ancient languages on badly-preserved media), but that doesn't mean I actually PREFER to read the unreadable.

    A Big Close - Swampland - TIME.com

  • If you would prefer, they have a mobile polygraph service, and can have a paleographer administer the test right in your home.

    Fred Karger: Is the Mormon Church Funding the National Organization for Marriage?

  • The Last Cato begins with Roman Catholic sister and world-renowned paleographer paleography is the study of ancient handwriting Dr. Ottavia Salina being pulled from her normal duties at the Vatican to help figure out who is stealing pieces of the True Cross from churches around the world.

    Review: "The Last Cato", by Matilde Asensi

  • The Last Cato begins with Roman Catholic sister and world-renowned paleographer paleography is the study of ancient handwriting Dr. Ottavia Salina being pulled from her normal duties at the Vatican to help figure out who is stealing pieces of the True Cross from churches around the world.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • This slim young man, barely twenty, was a living encyclopedia: a renowned polyglot, paleographer, and cryptographer.

    The Sion Revelation

  • A paleographer must also be a scientist, in both a medieval and modern sense.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • In the former sense, the paleographer must know the whole process of manuscript formation from the view of the copyist himself.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Saunière took the parchments to Paris to consult Abbé Hoffet, who, although still a teenager, was already noted as a gifted linguist and paleographer.

    The Sion Revelation

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