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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Evolution of Reading


Rosetta stone 196 BC 
Egypt, Ptolemaic Period
Timeline of Reading / Writing

Stone or Clay Tablets  4000-3000 BC
Scroll and Papyrus 3000 BC
Bound Book 1500 BC
Printing Press Around 1439 AD


Dead Sea Scrolls are early Jewish texts
 written or copied from
about 250 B.C. to A.D. 50.

Whether we like it or not Electronic Books are inevitable



The oldest Jewish prayer book, 
dating back to 840 AD [Bound]