Epigraphy

(Jordan)]] A person using the methods of epigraphy is called an epigrapher or epigraphist. For example, the Behistun inscription is an official document of the Achaemenid Empire engraved on native rock at a location in Iran. Epigraphists are responsible for reconstructing, translating, and dating the trilingual inscription and finding any relevant...
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Epigraphy

• (n.) The science of inscriptions; the art of engraving inscriptions or of deciphering them.
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epigraphy

noun the study of ancient inscriptions
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Epigraphy

E·pig'ra·phy noun The science of inscriptions; the art of engraving inscriptions or of deciphering them.
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epigraphy

Art of writing with a sharp instrument on hard, durable materials such as stone; also the scientific study of epigraphical writings or inscriptions. ...
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Epigraphy

Epigraphy is the study of ancient inscriptions incised on some hard material, such as wood, stone or metal, as distinct from palaeography which is the study of ancient manuscripts written on papyrus, parchment or a similar material.
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epigraphy

epigraphy Related 'above, over, beyond the normal, excessive' word units: hyper-; super-, supra-, sur; ultra-, ult-.
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epigraphy

epigraphy, epigraph, epigraphic 1. The science concerned with the interpretation, classification, etc. of inscriptions. Often in narrower sense: the paleography of inscriptions. 2. A motto or quotation at the beginning of a book, chapter, etc.
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epigraphy

epigraphy: see inscription.
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epigraphy

science of inscriptions
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epigraphy

the study of written matter recorded on hard or durable material. The term is derived from the classical Greek epigraphein (`to write upon, incise`) ... [8 related articles]
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epigraphy

[n] - the study of ancient inscriptions
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