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Palaeography
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Abstract

Palaeography is the study of ancient writing systems and their development over time. Ancient Greek palaeography is mainly based on evidence on stone and pottery from Greece and elsewhere (see also Epigraphy) and on papyrus and pot sherds, mainly from Egypt (see also Papyrology). The general c…

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Francisca Hoogendijk, “Palaeography”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 16 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000266>
First published online: 2013



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