Centro de Estudos Epigráficos e Paleográficos

The Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies at The Ohio State University was created in September 1986 by an act of the Board of Trustees of the University. It is the only comprehensive research facility for the study of Greek and Latin inscriptions and manuscripts in the United States. Its purpose is to foster the study of inscriptions and manuscripts and promote research opportunities for those interested in these primary sources of information for the ancient and mediaeval world. The Center maintains an excellent library of books on epigraphy and palaeography as well as an extensive collection of photographs and squeezes (accurate paper impressions of inscriptions) of Greek and Latin inscriptions and microfilms of Latin manuscripts.

Em Resources, observe a lista de sites da área: Epigraphy and Palaeography Related Websites.

O Dicionário Eletrônico Houaiss da Língua Portuguesa 2009.4 explica:

:. Epigrafia, do grego πιγραφή = inscrição: ciência que estuda as inscrições lapidares dos monumentos antigos.

:. Paleografia, do grego παλαιός = antigo e γραφή = escrita: ciência que estuda as antigas formas de escrita, incluindo sua datação, decifração, origem e interpretação.

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