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Codicology
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1. Introduction

Codicology is a relatively new discipline, whose main purpose is the study of manuscripts as material objects in their own right. This study is complementary to, but distinct from the study of the textual contents and palaeography (script and handwriting) of manuscripts. In a narrow sense, codicology …

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Olszowy-Schlanger, Judith, “Codicology”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 14 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000635>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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