A manuscript in book form (as opposed to a roll such as papyrus). (Pl.: codices) Codicology: The study of the physical setting of manuscripts, their history, physical properties, illuminations, audience, etc.
(English) A manuscript book, either hand written or painted (plural form: codices). Typically a codex has pages bound along the left edge, much like a modern book; but the word also refers to indigenous manuscripts that were folded rather than bound.
A book form of ancient manuscripts. By the second or third century of the Christian era, documents were bound with thongs forming volumes, rather than being rolled in the form of scrolls. The Greek Scriptures were originally written and circulated as scrolls. Soon after, however, they were re-copied and bound in codex form. The codex could contain more written material than the scroll. The majority of the early manuscript copies available today are codices.
An ancient book consisting of folded pages, bound at one side. Codices were the preferred form for scriptural or classical texts, as they could contain a lot more information than scrolls and were easier to manage.
A codex (Latin for block of wood, book; plural codices) is a book in the format used for modern books, with separate pages normally bound together and given a cover. It was a Roman invention that replaced the scroll, which was the first form of book in all Eurasian cultures.
A codex (plural codexes, although the correct English is codices), in the Warhammer 40,000 tabletop wargame, is a rules supplement containing information concerning a particular army, environment, or worldwide campaign.
The Codex is each warrior's personal record. It includes the names of the original Bloodnamed warriors from which a warrior is descended. It also records background information such as a warrior's generation number, Blood House, and Codex ID, an alphanumeric code noting the unique aspects of that person's DNA. The Codex also contains a record of the warrior's military career.
Each warrior's codex is his or her individual identification. It includes the names of the original Bloodnamed warriors from which a warrior is descended. It also includes his generation number, Blood House, and codex ID, an alphanumeric code noting the unique aspects of that person's DNA
Codex (first broadcast on 12 November 2006) is a quiz show set inside the British Museum. The presenter Tony Robinson leads a team of five explorers around the museum. The explorers must solve a series of games in order to win letters that may help them solve a 'codex', an encoded cryptic clue, at the end of the programme.
CODEX is a key distribution system. It is designed for applications with a moderate number of clients requesting keys that change often but not continuously . It employs the RSA and ElGamal encryption schemes, as well as techniques such as threshold cryptography and proactive secret sharing.
The Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex) was established in 1962 to implement the joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Program. Its role is to protect the health of consumers and to ensure fair practices in the international trade of food. The 1994 WTO Agreement recognizes Codex standards, guidelines and recommendations as the basis on which countries should establish their food safety and inspection requirements.