archæography

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Etymology[edit]

Formed as archæ- +‎ -o- +‎ -graphy, after the Ancient Greek ἀρχαιογράφος (arkhaiográphos, the writing of antiquities).

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Noun[edit]

archæography (countable and uncountable, plural archæographies)

  1. Discipline for publishing treatises of any antiquity or antiquities.
    • 1907, Sir Norman Lockyer, Nature, page 285:
      The institute grants the degree of doctor of archæology or archæography.

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