First book created in 1st Century Rome

Books started to be created during the 1st Century Rome. Written in Latin, the book was about the Macedonian wars. Previous Texts of the time were inscribed on clay, stone or metal surfaces, or written on scrolls.

Date:
      100 CE
Location:
      Rome


Additional Information:

  • Macedonian Wars – Wikipedia
    he Macedonian Wars (214-148 BC) were a series of conflicts fought by the Roman Republic and its Greek allies in the eastern Mediterranean against several different major Greek kingdoms. They resulted in Roman control or influence over the eastern Mediterranean basin, in addition to their hegemony in the western Mediterranean after the Punic wars.
  • History of books – Wikipedia
    The history of books starts with the development of writing, and various other inventions such as paper and printing, and continues through to the modern day business of book printing.
  • Roman technology Codex- Wikipedia
    The Romans used precursors made of reusable wax-covered tablets of wood for taking notes and other informal writings. Two ancient polyptychs, a pentatych and octotych, excavated at Herculaneum used a unique connecting system that presages later sewing on of thongs or cords.

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