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Epigraphy is a complex historical and philological discipline exploring inscriptions made neither on parchment nor on paper. As a scientific discipline, epigraphy has its own materials and a system of methods for its comprehensive study. Commonly, inscriptions relate to the time and place of manufacture of the object on which they are figured. Epigraphy is one of the kinds of non-book writing and is integrated into the “g…

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Roždestvenskaja, Tatˈjana Vsevolodovna, “Epigraphy”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief: Marc L. Greenberg, General Editor: Lenore A. Grenoble. Consulted online on 26 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032101>
First published online: 2020

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