Greeks Develop Punctuation System

Greek scholar Aristophanes of Byzantium, developed the punctuation system circa 200 BCE, while head of the great library at Alexandria, Egypt. The innovation included diacritical marks, accents, and an early form of the period.

Date:
      200 BCE
Name(s):
      Aristophanes of Byzantium
Occupation:
      Inventor
Location:
      Greece

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