codices codices

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an official list of chemicals or medicines etc.
  2. (n) an unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll)

Usage(s):

  1. On a personal level, the Leonardo of the Madrid codices is as frustratingly hermetic as ever.
  2. Contrary to the views of most biblical scholars, Thiede argues that codices were widely used by 1st century Christians, since they were easier to handle than scrolls.
  3. The first codices had another, equally historic impact: they gave upstart Christianity an edge over Roman paganism.

Quotes

  • "By making the Codices available online, anyone can have a first-hand look at this incredible work, which even now, 500 years later, still seems ahead of the times," said Gates.
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: Bill Gates Source: ZDNet UK

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amalgamation amalgamation
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