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Bookbinding

Bookbinding  

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The art of sewing quires together within a cover into a single codex. The last step in manuscript book production, binding protected codices and kept their contents in order. Most ...
Hebrew Palaeography Project

Hebrew Palaeography Project  

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Founded in 1965 by Malachi Beit-Arié and Colette Sirat to collect quantitative data on dated medieval Hebrew MSS. Its primary products are three volumes of Manuscrits médiévaux en caractères ...
Henry Bradshaw

Henry Bradshaw  

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 (1831–86) English scholar, librarian, and bibliographer.Bradshaw was a leading British authority who brought together bibliography and codicology, establishing the foundations of modern ...
manuscript culture

manuscript culture  

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The broad culture and history surrounding the production, circulation, commerce, and consumption of scribal and handwritten texts. It is closely related to the scholarly practices of codicology, ...
Moses ben Asher Codex

Moses ben Asher Codex  

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Hebrew bible MS containing the text of the Prophets, produced in Tiberias and now housed in the Karaite Synagogue of Cairo. Its colophon contains the earliest date mentioned in a ...
palaeography

palaeography  

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Is the study of the history of writing upon papyrus (see papyrology), wax, parchment, and paper, while epigraphy deals with inscriptions carved in hard materials; from it we learn how to read old ...
Ruling Patterns

Ruling Patterns  

Ruling determines the layout of each page of the Codex (number of columns, width, and number of lines of main text, and, where applicable, of the commentary). The ruling was ...

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