history of books

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  • Jan 1, 1000

    Ancient writing carvings

    Ancient writing carvings
    People from all over the world in BC 2200 did'nt used to have paper,pens anything that we use to write today. They would write on leaves, rocks etc with clay,bark,rock and they did'nt use punctuation.All the writing would be continuous,( no spaces). And they would write right to left, left to right as well as most of it in another language most of us would'nt understand.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    old fashioned scroll

    old fashioned scroll
    the old fashioned scroll was mostly used around the time BC 2400 it was made out of papyrus plant then pounded with atool like a hammer then woven together, scrolls were mostly used for important messages and celebrations or invitations.
  • Jun 13, 1100

    The Tale Of Genji

    The Tale Of Genji
    The tale of Genji was the first Japanese novel ever to be made also considered as the first modern novel and also the first psycological book ever written. This book was written by a heian court lady know as Murasaki Shikibu.
  • Jun 15, 1215

    Magna Carter

    Magna Carter
    The Manga Carta was writtten in Latin in 1215. This document was made so that the king was bound by law and couldn't do anything he wanted. The English translation of this also means Great Charter.
  • Jun 13, 1300

    Perot De Garbalei

    Perot De Garbalei
    Perot De Garbalei is a latin translator and author from the 1300's he often wrote pieces that rhymed and most of his work was quite short,he wrote the book Divisiones Mundi, I would write more information but there's limited information on him.
  • Jan 1, 1400

    medieval books

    medieval books
    Medieval Books are made hand made by leaves staked in a thick cover and bound together by gum and calf skin, we can't understand the language because it's very foreign language to us the books are sent to people who write with special pens and makes it look quite affective these books were mostly used in church ceremonies or for special accasions weddings etc compared from that time to this time books haven't really changed , except for the updated technology the most common language was latin.
  • Jun 11, 1450

    The Gutenberg Bible

    The Gutenberg Bible
    The Gutenberg Bible was the first book ever printed by Johannes Gutenberg. This bible was printed by the printing block/press and so far has been the most expensive book that has ever survived!
  • Jun 13, 1500

    William Shakespare

    William Shakespare
    William Shakespare is a amazing writer, playwriter and poet from the 1500. He was born on 26th April 1564 and died on 23rd April 1616 (56 years old). He is known in England as the best writer in history. He married a lady called Anne Hathaway and had three children, twins and a girl at the age of 18.
  • Tom Brown 1700

    Tom Brown 1700
    Tom Brown was an author from the 1600's and 1700's and wrote mostly in latin french and greak, he was well known at the time and died in 1704. His books were not very long usually and he studied english and writing at college and made the best out of all his oppurtunity's in any english. His mother and father loved books and rading so that what also inspired him.
  • encyclopeadia

    encyclopeadia
    Encyclopeadias have been around for over 2,000 years and they still have one left from then, it's said that romans were the ones that originally invented the encyclopeadia. The encyclopeadia is a great inventionand is a great resource to find almost anything your'e interested in.
  • Lewis Carroll

    Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll was a amazing author and had a incredible imagination, His most famous book Alice In Wonderland has been read and loved by millions around the world.Apparently he was on drugs when he was writing the book so you can understand why some of it's pretty wacky and weird, I picked his book because it's amazing and wonderful classic.
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer was a popular book published in 1876. It was one of the first books that was published with a typewriter. It was about a young boy and how he lived and grew up in a town where Mark Twain the author also grew up, a little town of St Petersburg. The book Mark had written was bassed on his own life as the adventures that happened in the book was also experiences in his life and friends in the book where also his school mates.
  • Books today

    Books today
    When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead is the most recent newberry prize winner of 2010,books today are made from a industrial printing machine in factorys all around the world. Books today are much more exciting and there's loads more books to choose from then 1000 years ago, people think the ancient romans invented the first book, but I think cavemen invented it because theydrew on walls and rocks etc.
  • map

    map
    The map is are a different type of book but we still use it every day, it's a great human invention especially when you are lost which seems to happen a lot in our family, I'm usually not the navigator so it's not me. The map was invented in 8,000 years ago but the maps didn't look like the ones we have today. The map they had was sort of like a compass giving you the south,north,east and west and definition of what country you are in.
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