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Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

While the word pecia at first designated, in medieval Latin and in the Romance languages, a piece, no matter what of, the word took on a technical sense in the ...

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Louis Jacques Bataillon.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 484 words.

While the word pecia at first designated, in medieval Latin and in the Romance languages, a piece, no matter what

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pecia

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

While the word pecia at first designated, in medieval Latin and in the Romance languages, a piece, no matter what of, the word took on a technical sense in the ...

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pecia system

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 363 words.

The pecia system (the Latin pecia meaning ‘piece’) was a regulated process of manuscript production used chiefly in the thirteenth,

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pecia system

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

The pecia system (the Latin pecia meaning ‘piece’) was a regulated process of manuscript production used chiefly in the thirteenth, fourteenth, and to some extent fifteenth centuries at the...

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in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 437 words.

A part or ‘piece’ of a master *exemplar used in the copying of some medieval MSS. To meet the demand

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in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 79 words.

Copying texts at medieval *universities depended on stationers renting to copyists carefully proofread exemplars in separate *quires (Latin: peciae)

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Pezzi

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 48 words.

Italian: variant (plural) of Pezza, a habitational name from any of numerous places named with medieval Latin pecia,

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exemplar

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The text from which a particular copy is made, generally used in relation to MS copying and also for printer’s copy. A particular copy of a book. See also lachmann method; pecia.

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