Tutustu kiinnostaviin ideoihin!

Writing materials used by Romas at various times. The hinged book was filled with wax (shown here as a separate item in ready to melt block form), which when hard could be written on with the elegant stylus; pen and inkpot are to hand for more durable writing, along with a lighted lamp, a spare wick and a seal.

Writing materials used by Romas at various times. The hinged book was filled with wax (shown here as a separate item in ready to melt block form), which when hard could be written on with the elegant stylus; pen and inkpot are to hand for more durable writing, along with a lighted lamp, a spare wick and a seal.

Wax Tablet with wooden stylus (because you can make beeswax soft enough with hand heat? and then just smooth it with a stylus made from a tongue depressor?)

Wax Tablet with wooden stylus (because you can make beeswax soft enough with hand heat? and then just smooth it with a stylus made from a tongue depressor?)

Six Roman stili and a wooden stilus tablet, 1st-2nd century, London The stili were used to write on wax-surfaced tablets, few of which have survived. The letter on the wooden writing tablet has been translated: ‘Rufus, son of Callisunus, greetings to Epillicus and all his fellows. I believe you know that I am very well. If you have made the list, please send it. See that you do everything carefully so as to extract the last coin from that girl.

Six Roman stili and a wooden stilus tablet, 1st-2nd century, London The stili were used to write on wax-surfaced tablets, few of which have survived. The letter on the wooden writing tablet has been translated: ‘Rufus, son of Callisunus, greetings to Epillicus and all his fellows. I believe you know that I am very well. If you have made the list, please send it. See that you do everything carefully so as to extract the last coin from that girl.

Tablet of Phoenician alphabet. First written language based on an alphabet, 1500 BCE; it contained no vowels. It was successful because it was easy to learn compared to previous systems and was spread into areas in North Africa and Europe by Phoenician merchants.

Creation of the Phonetic Alphabet 1050 BC

Tablet of Phoenician alphabet. First written language based on an alphabet, 1500 BCE; it contained no vowels. It was successful because it was easy to learn compared to previous systems and was spread into areas in North Africa and Europe by Phoenician merchants.

A Waxed Writing Tablet and brass stylus I made for the Crown of Calontir.

A Waxed Writing Tablet and brass stylus I made for the Crown of Calontir.

Roman Iron Stylus with silver inlay

Roman Iron Stylus with silver inlay

This would be good for the children to have at events.  amazing site with good tutorial for making a wax tablet!!

This would be good for the children to have at events. amazing site with good tutorial for making a wax tablet!!

Abaza alphabet

Abaza alphabet

Stylus - Stylus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stylus - Stylus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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