Definition of Codex. Meaning of Codex. Synonyms of Codex

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Codex. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Codex and, of course, Codex synonyms and on the right images related to the word Codex.

Definition of Codex

Codex
Codex Co"dex, n.; pl. Codices. [L. See Code.] 1. A book; a manuscript. 2. A collection or digest of laws; a code. --Burrill. 3. An ancient manuscript of the Sacred Scriptures, or any part of them, particularly the New Testament. 4. A collection of canons. --Shipley.

Meaning of Codex from wikipedia

- The codex (plural codices (/ˈkɒdɪsiːz/)) was the historical ancestor of the modern book. Instead of being composed of sheets of paper, it used sheets...
- The Codex Sinaiticus (Shelfmarks and references: London, British Library, Add MS 43725; Gregory-Aland nº א [Aleph] or 01, [Soden δ 2]), or "Sinai Bible"...
- The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) is an astronomical observatory currently under construction. When completed, it is planned to be the world's largest...
- The Codex Vatic**** (The Vatican, Bibl. Vat., Vat. gr. 1209; no. B or 03 Gregory-Aland, δ 1 von Soden) is one of the oldest copies of the Bible, one of...
- The Leningrad Codex (Latin: Codex Leningradensis, the "codex of Leningrad") is the oldest complete m****cript of the Hebrew Bible in Hebrew, using the...
- A codex is a book bound in the modern manner, by joining pages, as opposed to a rolled scroll. Codex may also refer to: Codex Corporation, a M****achusetts...
- for Law and the Biosciences Stanford Center for Computers and the Law (CodeX) Fair Use Project Stanford Center in Law, Science, & Technology Stanford...
- The Codex Gigas ("Giant Book"; Czech: Obří kniha) is the largest extant medieval illuminated m****cript in the world, at a length of 92 cm (36 in). Very...
- The Codex Alimentarius is a collection of internationally recognized standards, codes of practice, guidelines, and other recommendations published by...
- The Codex Leicester (also briefly known as the Codex Hammer) is a collection of scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci. The Codex is named after Thomas...