Documenting the history of writing


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By Dr Chris Smith and The Woolf Institute. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Neither Socrates nor Jesus wrote anything down, but writing seems to have emerged first around 3,000 BC. So how did it happen, and why? Esther-Miriam Wagner and Laura Davies join Ed Kessler to look at the history of writing, from tablets to tablet... Like this podcast? Please help us by writing a review

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