Dating coptic manuscripts
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By the 11th century papermaking was brought to medieval Europe, where it was refined with the earliest known paper mills utilizing waterwheels.
Later Western improvements to the papermaking process came in the 19th century with the invention of wood-based papers.
The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism (2nd Edition ed.).
New Testament Manuscripts: Discovery and Classification. Retrieved May 19, 2013, from The American Thinker: M.
Unlike the canonical Gospels, it is not a narrative account of the life of Jesus; instead, it consists of logia (sayings) attributed to Jesus, sometimes stand-alone, sometimes embedded in short dialogues or parables.The word "paper" is etymologically derived from papyrus, Ancient Greek for the Cyperus papyrus plant.Papyrus is a thick, paper-like material produced from the pith of the Cyperus papyrus plant which was used in ancient Egypt and other Mediterranean societies for writing long before paper was used in China. The Text of the New Testament: It's Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration. Retrieved May 15, 2013, from Duke University Special Collections Library: J.
Examples of logograms: Like Proto-Sinaitic-derived scripts, Egyptians wrote only with consonants.