The study of early forms of writing conventions and the deciphering of early manuscripts
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Palaeography is the study of ancient manuscripts written on papyrus, parchment or similar material, as distinct from epigraphy which is the study of ancient inscriptions incised on hard materials such as wood, stone or metal.
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Palaeography or palæography, also spelled paleography (from Greek παλαιός palaiós, `old` and γράφειν graphein, `to write`), is the study of ancient and historical handwriting (that is to say, of the forms and processes of writing, not the textual content of documents). Included in the discipline is the practice of deciphering, ...
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study of ancient writing or inscriptions
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