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age

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Social Sciences.

The duration of time a person has lived. Age is conventionally defined from the time of birth, which counts as zero, and is measured in completed years of life. For some purposes, age is...

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foliation

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The sequential numbering of the leaves of a book, usually on the recto of each leaf. The practice was common in late medieval MSS and early printed books, where roman ...

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pagination

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The sequential numbering of a book’s pages, usually with odd numbers on rectos of leaves. Pagination is rare in medieval books, which sometimes have numbered leaves (foliation). Few...

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