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Micrography
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Micrography (Greek: miniscule writing) was used as early as in the most ancient extant Bible manuscripts to add masoretic text in the margins in the shape of vegetal and geometrical designs. The word was subsequ…

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Halperin, Dalia-Ruth, “Micrography”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish Book Cultures Online, General Editor: Emile Schrijver. Consulted online on 05 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-4026_EJBO_SIM_031468>
First published online: 2023



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