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Encyclopedia > 19th century BC


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Encyclopedia4U - 19th century BC - Encyclopedia Article (138 words)
1813 BC -- Amorite Conquest of Northern Mesopotamia
1859 - 1814 BC -- Rule of Amenemhat III of Egypt
1800 BC -- Fermentation of dough, grain, and fruit juices
MSN Encarta - Calligraphy (1819 words)
By the 5th century bc, a less complicated method of writing had been developed by the Phoenicians; the Greeks with whom the Phoenicians traded used this system as a basis for the first alphabet.
During the 1st century bc, papyrus was replaced by parchment and vellum, made from animal skins.
Towards the end of the 19th century John Ruskin and William Morris, founder of the Arts and Crafts Movement, concerned themselves with the preservation of craftsmanship in handmade artefacts.
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