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Systematic Thesaurus: Geography Time Topics Autoren/A-Z

Systematic Thesaurus

         Auxiliary sciences  [+]   47281x
             Chronology  [+]   564x
             Diplomatics  [+]   3339x
             Paleography  [+]   1444x
             Paper studies, watermarks  [+]   314x
             Epigraphics  [+]   3304x
             Sphragistics  [+]   3356x
                     Study of seals  [+]   36x
                     Law of seals  [+]   7x
                     Applied sphragistics  [+]   2x
                     Collections of seals  [+]   43x
                     Seals of rulers  [+]   78x
                     Territorial seals  [+]   8x
                     Community seals  [+]   202x
                     Family seals  [+]   153x
                     Seals - other  [+]   17x
                     Clerical seals  [+]   118x
             Heraldry  [+]   5751x
             Study of insignia  [+]   123x
             Numismatics and history of money  [+]   13930x
             Genealogy  [+]   354x
             Metrology  [+]   210x
             Historical cartography  [+]   1158x
             Onomastics  [+]   7547x
             Medieval philology  [+]   907x
             Language, language history  [+]   2192x
             Romance philology  [+]   231x
             Slavonic studies  [+]   182x
             Study of real objects  [+]   295x
             Folklore and culture of everyday life  [+]   1817x


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Thesaurus Help:

The systematic thesaurus of the OPAC is a hierachical collection of all descriptors which are used to categorize entries of the database concerning topics, time and geography. You can browse the descriptors by using the systematic tree view or the alphabetic register or by doing a text search on all descriptors.

Descriptors with the folder symbol contain more detailed descriptors of subcategories, which can be displayed by clicking on the descriptor text. If the descriptor has no subcategories, it is marked with a page symbol, and there is no link.

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