Translation for 'Palimpsest' from English to Icelandic
NOUN   a palimpsest | palimpsests
uppskafningur {k} [uppskafið handritsblað]
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Translation for 'Palimpsest' from English to Icelandic

uppskafningur {k} [uppskafið handritsblað]saga
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  • When Heath's "Works of Archimedes" was published in 1897, the Archimedes Palimpsest had not been extensively explored.
  • The Archimedes Palimpsest is a 10th-century parchment codex palimpsest.
  • The palimpsest holds seven treatises, including the only surviving copy of "On Floating Bodies" in the original Greek.
  • Three extant fragments are the "Vatican Palimpsest" (of the 10th century AD), PSI 12.1284 (Oxyrhynchus), and the "Gothenburg palimpsest" (of the 10th century also), these possibly stemming originally from Photius.
  • The Sinaitic Palimpsest immediately became a central document in tracing the history of the New Testament.

  • X-rays were among the imaging techniques used to uncover lost text on the Archimedes Palimpsest, which is in the collection of the Walters Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • The palimpsest contains about 150 verses of the Psalms.
  • British Library, Add MS 17212 is a double palimpsest, with three successive writings: a Syriac translation of St.
  • On an icy moon of the outer Solar System, a palimpsest is a crater whose relief has disappeared due to creep of the icy surface ("viscous relaxation") or subsequent cryovolcanic outpourings, leaving a circular albedo feature, perhaps with a "ghost" of a rim.
  • The text, written on vellum, is a palimpsest. Another name of the manuscript is "Fleury Palimpsest" or "Palimpsestus Floriacensis".

  • Stead House is a complex palimpsest of the following eras.
  • Fifteen leaves are palimpsest, over writing two centuries earlier, containing in double columns lessons of the Septuaginta from Book of Genesis, Book of Proverbs, and Book of Isaiah.
  • The manuscript and its palimpsest text had earlier been examined by Heusinger, who described it in 1752, but Knittel was the first who recognized that the palimpsest Greek text belonged to two different manuscripts of the New Testament.
  • It is a palimpsest. The lower text was written in uncial letters, in two columns.
  • It is a palimpsest, the upper later text was written in Georgian language.

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