- the study or science of epigraphs or inscriptions, especially of ancient inscriptions.
- inscriptions collectively.
Origin of epigraphy
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Examples from the Web for epigraphy
As authorities on ancient Indian epigraphy no others rank higher.The Hindu-Arabic Numerals
David Eugene Smith
Beneath them beat an intense desire to know about epigraphy—all about it.Mr. Achilles
The literature which deals with the science of epigraphy is very large.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
Sanskrit did not oust Javanese as the language of epigraphy, poetry and even religious literature.
The science of palaeography deals with the former, while epigraphy is concerned with the latter.Illuminated Manuscripts in Classical and Mediaeval Times
J. Henry Middleton
- the study of ancient inscriptions
- epigraphs collectively
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