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the oldest book in the world is the bible

Where is the oldest tree in the world?

The worlds oldest tree is... A Bristlecone pine tree found in California, and it is 4,600 years old. . The title for the world's oldest tree could go to several trees. One of the contenders is believed to be a Palmer's oak ( Quercus palmeri ) in California, estimated at around 13,000 years old.

What is the oldest book?

There is some confusion and controversy regarding this question. The collection of Sanskrit Hymns which form the Hindu religious text Rig-Veda describes astronomical occurrences with a very high degree of accuracy that have been dated earlier than 4000BC(Playfair, 1790). This could only have been (MORE)

Which book is the oldest in this world?

The oldest date of composition (when the book was first written) and the date of the oldest surviving copy are two different questions. Oldest date of composition. The Egyptian Pyramid texts are the oldest known religious texts in the world. However, they are not "books" per se, but prayers or (MORE)

Which is the oldest book?

The small book which age is over 2.5 thousand years was accidentally discovered 60 years ago in an old tomb with frescoes. The tomb was discovered in the Valley of Bulgarian Struma River during road construction works.. The authenticity of the book was confirmed by two independent experts in Sofia (MORE)

What is the oldest monarchy in the world?

The oldest Monarchy in the world is probably the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which goes back many centuries, the Spanish monarchy and the Kingdoms of Thailand and Brunei also go back some time with the Sultan of Brunei being probably the richest living Monarch around today!

How old is the oldest animal in the world?

A specimen of the Epibenthic Sponge ( Cinachyra antarctica) has been found to be over 1,550 years old. The Ocean Quahog (Arctica islandica) is a North Atlantic mollusk which is known to live for more than 400 years. One specimen as estimated to be around 410 years old after it was killed and dis (MORE)

Whats the oldest trick in the book?

yes. we have heard that so many times, "that's the oldest trick in the book!" But, what is the oldest trick, indeed? good question. I still say it has something to do with the "oldest profession." or maybe "Halloween?" Good question! . The actual Oldest trick recorded was a decapitation of a goose. (MORE)

Oldest book in the Bible?

\nIt is presumed that the books of the Old Testament are written in chronological order. The Books of Moses (also called the Books of Law) are the oldest of them. In order, they are: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy.

What is the world's oldest comic book?

Discarding disposable advertising geeks like (Buster Brown c,l904) literally in shoe-box giveaways, the oldest continuing action comic BOOK as opposed to strip, would probbaly be Superman. The Man of Steel commenced operations in l938. Strips are, of course older, the roots of Little Orphan Annie da (MORE)

What is the oldest book ever written?

The Bible is the oldest book ever written, parts of it being composed some 3,500 years ago. The first part of this book was written a few centuries before the earliest hymns of the Hindu scriptures, the Vedas, were formulated and about a thousand years before Buddha, Mahāvīra, and Confucius wa (MORE)

What is the oldest book of Bible?

Many scholars agree that Job is the oldest book in the Bible,written around 1500 B.C. Others hold that the Pentateuch (the firstfive books of the Bible) are the oldest books in the Bible, writtenbetween 1446 and 1406 B.C. While some modern and recent thoughts and suppositions question thetraditional (MORE)

Is the Bible the oldest book?

A: The Bible is far from the oldest book ever written. Tradition suggests that the first five books were written by Moses, who can be dated from the biblical record to around 1440 BCE, although problems with this date cause others to suggest 1312 or 1250 BCE. However, biblical scholars say these b (MORE)

Is Job the oldest book in the Bible?

There is uncertainty about the date of the Book of Job, but it is not considered, in its final form, the oldest book in the Old Testament. A date in the Persian period (fifth or fourth century BCE) is most favoured, but such estimates are always made with hesitation. The chief reasons usually give (MORE)

What is the oldest book in the New Testament?

A: New Testament scholars are generally agreed that Mark is the oldest of the four New Testament gospels, written around 70 CE. This view is supported by evidence that the other gospels are based, directly ( Matthew, Luke ) or indirectly ( John ) on Mark . The Epistles of Paul would be older th (MORE)

What is the name of the oldest book in the world?

The oldest surviving books in the world were written by the Ancient Egyptians and Ancient Sumerians around the same time. The oldest forms of literature known to man are not actually in a book, but are written on the walls of Ancient Egyptian pyramids. The oldest published literature, that we have (MORE)

What is the Oldest book in history?

The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from Ancient Mesopotamia and is the earliest known work of literary fiction.. Although the Epic of Gilgamesh is old, I do not believe it to be the oldest. I believe that the book of Job in the Bible is the oldest, dating back to the time of possibly even Abraha (MORE)

How old is the oldest book in the Bible?

A: Traditional belief is that the first five books of the Bible are equally old, having been written by Moses about 3400 years ago. Biblical scholars say that the Book of Deuteronomy is the oldest book in more or less the form we have today. It was written during the reign of King Josiah of Judah, (MORE)

What is the oldest religious book?

The oldest known is the Bible, or an undiscovered Jewish book before that (if the tablets that the ten commandments are on are considered books, then those)

Is the Bible the oldest book known?

The Book of Deuteronomy is believed to be the Book of Law that was said to have been found in the Temple during the reign of King Josiah - around 622 BCE. Many scholars believe that the book was actually written at this time, but placed in the Temple, to be found, so as to lend antiquity to it. The (MORE)

What is the oldest Jacqueline Wilson book?

The oldest Jacqueline Wilson book is Clean Break ! A really good book! I know that Jacqueline also wrote her own magazine called Jackie! I don't know whether that counts as a book! :S

Is the bible one of the oldest books in the world?

Of all the ancient writings, most scholars agree that the Old Testament of the Bible is the oldest of religious books. It was first written at 1000 BC through 500 BC and the words were given by GOD to its writers. In comparison, most others are relatively young.

What are the 20 oldest countries in the world?

Egypt is maybe the oldest country. But many websites (ChaCha,Wiki Answers,Yahoo! Answers)said that China is the oldest country in the world. Other answer:Israel should be the oldest country cause in 33 B.C. Jesus Christ was killed in Jerusalem(the capital of Israel) Another answer:Greek is o (MORE)

What is the oldest book of the old testement?

genisis Actually the oldest book in the bible is the book of Job. It predates the Book of Genesis by about 200 years. Genesis was (supposedly) compiled by Moses, collecting together a series of older stories.

Where is the oldest stock exchange in the world?

The Amsterdam Stock Exchange is the former name for the stock exchange based inAmsterdam. It merged on 22 September 2000 with the Brussels Stock Exchange and the Paris Stock Exchange to form Euronext, and is now known as Euronext Amsterdam

What is the oldest most accurate written book in the world?

Over half a million ancient books are believed to have been destroyed in the Great Library of Alexandria when Christians sought to destroy all written material not useful to Christianity. It will never be known whether the oldest text surviving to the fourth century CE was included among the librari (MORE)

What is the oldest book in the Holy Bible?

Job, but it depends on which type of 'oldest' is meant. Job was probably the oldest book written, but Genesis is the oldest chronologically, as in content. Job was probably born in 2900BC and lived for 248 years ie to 2648 BC [as dated by B. Setterfield], while Genesis was written by Moses (1486BC-1 (MORE)

What is the oldest book store in Germany?

Korn & Berg is Germany's oldest book store . The shop which was at the same time a printing shop as well as a publishing house was opened in 1531 by Johann Ott who became a Nürnberg citizen that year.

What is the oldest world map in the world?

In December of 2005, British author Gavin Menzies asked Thompson to review a recently disclosed Chinese map that had the potential to sustain the theory that Admiral Zheng He had explored New World shores in the 15th century. Discovery of this map will cause a revolution in the study and interpretat (MORE)

Is the book of Job the oldest book in the Bible?

No. The Bible Book of Job was written by Moses in 1473 BC. It covered over 140 years of time ending in 1473. Moses also wrote Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers & Deuteronomy. He began writing in Genesis in the year 1513 BC. He wrote Exodus & Leviticus after that. The final three, Numbers, De (MORE)

What is the oldest book existed in the Philippines?

OLDEST BOOK PRINTED IN THE PHILIPPINES PRESENTED AT LIBRARY OF CONGRESS By Philippine Embassy. Philippine Embassy News Release 11 June 2009 OLDEST BOOK PRINTED IN THE PHILIPPINES PRESENTED AT LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 09 JUNE 2009 WASHINGTON DC - Mr. Daniel De Simone, curator of the Rosenwald Collectio (MORE)