Definition of Palaeology

1. Noun. The study of (especially prehistoric) antiquities.

Exact synonyms: Paleology
Generic synonyms: Archaeology, Archeology



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palaeology

palaeographers
palaeographic
palaeographical
palaeographist
palaeographists
palaeography
palaeoichnology
palaeoichthyological
palaeoichthyologist
palaeoichthyologists
palaeoichthyology
palaeolatitude
palaeolatitudes
palaeolatitudinal
palaeolithic
palaeology (current term)
palaeolongitude
palaeolongitudes
palaeomagnetic
palaeomagnetically
palaeomagnetism
palaeomagnetist
palaeontography
palaeontologic
palaeontological
palaeontologist
palaeontologists
palaeontology
palaeopathologist
palaeopathologists

Literary usage of Palaeology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The province of palaeology, therefore, more particularly consists of Greek ana Latin characters, together with all those derived therefrom (Gothic alphabets ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"... we had never tasted before, and find beauties in our ancient poets which are lost to us now. It is not that I am merely an enthusiast for palaeology. ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"... we had never tasted before, and find beauties in our ancient poets which are lost to us now. It is not that I am merely an enthusiast for palaeology. ..."

4. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1916)
"... this is to disregard the accumulating evidence of prehistoric archaeology (why not say palaeology?). But it is above all to proceed recklessly as ..."

5. Lives of Men of Letters & Science who Flourished in the Time of George III. by Baron Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1845)
"... have been wasted upon what Professor Robison's learned wit terms " a superstitious palaeology," and in the overcoming of difficulties raised by ..."

6. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1826)
"... went at nine this morning to hear a lecture on palaeology, hy Professor Kreutzer, the author of a work on mythology, of high reputation in Germany. ..."

7. The Methodist Review (1873)
"the " confused contest between palaeology and neology." This was the theological position of the young Nitzsch until his twenty-second year. ..."

8. History of the Modern Music of Western Europe: From the First Century ... to by Raphael Georg Kiesewetter, Robert Müller (1848)
"The connoisseurs of French palaeology might possibly arrive at some conclusion as to its age from the language of the text. At all events, amongst the whole ..."

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