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codex

Peter Beal

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199576128
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191727955
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Deriving from the Latin caudex (‘tree bark’) and most commonly applied to ancient and medieval written books, whether on papyrus,

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Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book)

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