Minggu, 21 Juni 2009

Batu pirus mesir

Do you know about papyrus stone?

Papyrus was first produced in Egypt as far back as the third millennium BC. In the first century BC and AD, papyrus Scrolls competitor who participate as a writing surface in the form of parchment, which has been prepared from animals skins.Sheets of parchment folded to form the quires of the book-form codices were fashioned. Early Christian writers soon adopted the law, and in the Roman world-Græco become common to cut sheets from papyrus rolls in order to form codices.

Codices are improvements on the papyrus scroll as the papyrus is not strong enough to fold without cracking and the long roll, or scroll, which is needed to make a large volume of text. Papyrus has the advantage of relatively cheap and easy to make, but brittle and susceptible to both moisture and excessive dryness. Unless good quality papyrus, the writing surface is remarkable, and various media that can be used is also limited.

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