codicology

noun
co·di·col·o·gy | \ ˌkō-də-ˈkä-lə-jē , ˌkä- \

Definition of codicology 

: the study of manuscripts as cultural artifacts for historical purposes

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codicological \ˌkō-də-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌkä- \ adjective

First Known Use of codicology

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for codicology

Latin codic-, codex + -o- + English -logy

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