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Friday, October 14, 2011

Item of Interest || Ten Oldest Books


from Vintage & Anchor:

Due to the ever-changing nature of archaeology and dating technology, the literature currently considered the oldest in the world may shift in line with newer, more exciting technologies. Regardless, however, these ancient texts will always remain amongst the oldest known to humanity. Typically of Egyptian, Sumerian, or Akkadian origin, the world’s first works of literature provide an integral glimpse into how the peoples who initially recorded their histories, stories, and religious beliefs lived out their daily lives. By educating oneself in humanity’s past, one does nothing but forge a deep understanding and awareness of the present.

Read more: http://vintageanchor.tumblr.com/post/11320065072/the-10-oldest-books-known-to-man.

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