Palimpsest sentence example

palimpsest
  • Naber (1867), with an account of the palimpsest; see also G.
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  • 1 have been discovered in a palimpsest MS. in the Bibliotheque Nationale at Paris (Latin coll., No.
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  • In that year, however, Angelo Mai discovered in the Ambrosian library at Milan a palimpsest manuscript (and, later, some additional sheets of it in the Vatican), on which had been originally written some of Fronto's letters to his royal pupils and their replies.
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  • The letters, together with the other fragments in the palimpsest, were published at Rome in 1823.
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  • A palimpsest containing fragments of various orations was recently destroyed by the fire at the Turin library.
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  • The Vatican also possesses an important palimpsest of the Verrines (Reg.
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  • The episcopal palace contains the ancient and valuable chapter library, of about 12,000 volumes and over 500 MSS., among them the palimpsest of the Institutiones of Gaius which Niebuhr discovered.
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  • An independent value attaches to the ancient palimpsest of Verona, of which the first complete account was given by Mommsen in Abhandl.
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  • C, von Soden S 3; an uncial palimpsest (the top writing being that of Ephraem) of the 5th century.
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  • 55-64) from a palimpsest of the 6th century.
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  • It is a palimpsest MS., and the upper writing (lives of saints), dated A.D.
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  • The traces of alternations of adaptations corresponding to these alternations of habitat are recorded both in palaeontology and anatomy, although often after the obscure analogy of the earlier and later writings of a palimpsest.
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  • He also, on a journey home from Italy, deciphered in a palimpsest at St Gall the fragments of Flavius Merobaudes, a Roman poet of the 5th century.
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  • Many brasses engraved between 1570 and 1585 are palimpsest, with brasses engraved between 1570 and 1585 are palimpsest, with brasses from the Low Countries on the reverse.
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  • palimpsest of agricultural history created as a by-product of farming.
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  • palimpsest of activities have produced this monument -- now as much as in prehistory.
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  • As Hatoum struggles to rise, her limbs mark the sides of the container until they become a palimpsest of muddy traces.
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  • The lowland English farming landscape is a rich palimpsest of settlement and exploitation.
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  • palimpsest film group.
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  • palimpsest brass lies about ten feet to the south.
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  • palimpsest texts on a stilus tablet separated using phase congruency shadow stereo.
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  • palimpsest copy, and share it round.
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  • 2; 1908): (i.) that represented by the fragmentary palimpsest of the Ambrosian Library at Milan (A, 4th century A.D.), discovered in 1815 by Cardinal Mai and now accessible in the Apograph of Studemund, edited by Seyffert (1889); (ii.) that represented by the Palatine MSS.
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  • It was corrupted to abilior by omission of the h and confusion of t and 1, and this corruption, which is attested by the oldest extant copy, the Ambrosian palimpsest, was still further corrupted in the other copies to agilior.
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  • In the same passage he used an incorrect adjective, Phliuntii for Phliasii; he says that he had already corrected his own copy, but the mistake survives in the single palimpsest in which this work has been preserved.
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  • Merx devoted much of his later research to the elucidation of the Sinaitic palimpsest discovered in 1892 by Mrs Agnes Smith Lewis (see Bible, iv.
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  • 3 It is found, e.g., in the second of Mone's masses from the Reichenau palimpsest, and in Mabillon's Missale Gothicum, No.
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  • palimpsest reviews Other Reviews Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Tertiary Phase et al.
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  • or reg.) of the 6th century, a palimpsest which once belonged to the monks of Fleury, and by the so-called speculum (m) or collection of quotations formerly attributed to Augustine but probably connected with Spain.
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  • When we attempt to decipher the physical history of the country from the complicated record afforded by the stratigraphical palimpsest, we are checked at the outset by the dearth of information from being able to picture the geographical condition in the older Palaeozoic periods.
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  • But the scattered details of comparative anatomy are capable of manifold arrangement, while the palimpsest of individual development is not merely fragmentary, but often has the fragments misplaced.
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