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- Of or pertaining to paleography.
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- adjective Of or pertaining to paleography.
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It was only the science that told us the right answer, the paleographic answer became absolutely clear and it made perfect sense too, although it was a choice that had been made in 1911 and we had pretty much stuck with it until then.
The manuscript forms a coherent whole as much from the codicological as from the paleographic and stylistic point of view; the whole being written in the same hand and illustrated by the same artist, with the exception of the notes on the succession of abbots at Cluny from Hugues IV, 1199, to the election of Jean, Cardinal of Lorraine, in 1528, copied by XV and XVI C. hands.
But, unhappily, we have to depend for our chief data on what Casley, the "dry as dust" pay excellence of librarians could tell us, and though his knowledge of the age of MSS. was admirable, he was remarkably uncommunicative regarding their pedigree, meagre in his descriptions, and apparently insensible to paleographic beauty.
No subject seems to have been void of interest for the great antiquary: he treasured up his school exercises as carefully as he did any ancient Greek or Roman charter, or mediaeval paleographic gem.
One of the most beautiful specimens of early paleographic art in the
It is also generally accepted on the basis of paleographic and codicological evidence that
Within a fairly short time after their discovery, historical, paleographic, and linguistic evidence, as well as carbon-14 dating established that the scrolls and the Qumran ruin dated from the third century BC to 68 AD.
Carbon-14 dating in addition to paleographic and scribal dating, this fact silenced a lot of criticism aimed at discrediting the Biblical texts as adapted or adjusted to fit into Christianity's theology.