Codex

A manuscript book formed from one or more quires of folded parchment or paper, sewn through the spine, to form a book with leaves in the manner of modern books.

A manuscript book formed from one or more quires (gatherings or booklets) of folded parchment or paper, sewn through the spine, to form a book with leaves in the manner of modern books. Early codices also were made with papyrus leaves.

  • Arabic:
    مصحف
  • French:
    Codex
  • Italian:
    Manoscritto;  Codice
  • Portuguese:
    Códice
  • Spanish:
    Códice