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Question 1: It is often referred to as 'the archaeology of the book', concerning itself with the materials (parchment, sometimes referred to as membrane or vellum, ________, pigments, inks and so on), and techniques used to make books, including their binding.
PapermakingPulp (paper)PaperFourdrinier machine

Question 2: Codicology (from ________ cōdex, genitive cōdicis, "notebook, book"; and Greek -λογία, -logia) is the study of books as physical objects, especially manuscripts written on parchment (or paper) in codex form.
LatinRoman EmpireVulgar LatinOld Latin

Question 3: falls in both camps, as does the study of the physical aspects of decoration, which otherwise belongs to ________.
Art historyTurkish artGerman artWestern art history

Question 4: There are no clear-cut definitions: some codicologists say that their field encompasses ________, the study of handwriting, while some palaeographers say that their field encompasses codicology.
Latin-derived alphabetDiacriticZPalaeography


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