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What is a palimpsest?

A palimpsest is a manuscript or document which has been erased or scraped clean, for reuse of the paper, parchment, vellum or other medium upon which it was written.

How do you read a palimpsest?

The same as any other parchment book, for that is what a palimpsest is (a recycled and rewritten parchment book). When scribes in the middle ages in Europe ran short on new blank parchment (writing leather) books to write on… Full Answer

What languages did Briseis told?

There are known to exist more than 2000 manuscripts of Homer. Some of the most notable manuscripts include: Venetus A Venetus B Ambrosian Iliad Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 20 Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 21 Uncial 098 (palimpsest) Codex Nitriensis (palimpsest)

What kind of documents are there?

Some different types of documents are: annual report blue book certificate charter company report concept statement confidentiality agreement consent form dossier draft fact sheet file form guarantee identification card invitation to tender leaflet letter of agreement mailing nondisclosure agreement note… Full Answer

How did Archimedes invent algebra?

Ancient babylonians developed the ROOTS of Algebra long before 820AS as someone incorrectly claimed. Earliest references I saw were around Archimedes time (2,500 years ago). Archimedes figured out what to do with algebra and gave calculus its first big push… Full Answer