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The Rosetta Stone

by Tesfay Haile 2 months ago in review / africa
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The Real Ancient Codebreakers

Jean-Francois Champollion was the individual who, in the year 1822, was successful in deciphering the hieroglyphs that were engraved into the Rosetta Stone. However, prior to that, scholars from nations that are now part of the Arab world discovered the hieroglyphs.

The surprising discovery of the monument in the Nile Delta at Rosetta, which is now known as Rashid, has piqued the interest of academics from all over the world.

An exhibition that will be opening at the British Museum in London in the month of October in order to pay tribute to the fact that this year marks the anniversary of Champollion's discovery will be making its debut at the British Museum in London.

This event will take place during the month of October. In spite of the fact that he had not yet finished deciphering the hieroglyphs, he had a "eureka" moment. It wasn't until the year 1799 that the Rosetta Stone was found, and it wasn't until the year 1822 that its writings were deciphered.

In the 9th century A.D., a learned man by the name of Abu Bakr Ahmad Ibn Wahshiyya deciphered hieroglyphs in the hopes of regaining access to ancient scientific knowledge.

He accomplished this by reading the hieroglyphs in the opposite direction. He was working with the notion, which Champollion would later apply in his work, that a script that was already known might be used to interpret a script that had not yet been decoded.

Champollion used this hypothesis. Champollion was the one who first put this hypothesis into action. Arabic intellectuals who played an important role in the transmission of ideas from antiquity into the Renaissance era have, far too frequently, been ignored or even omitted from historical accounts.

This is despite the fact that Arabic intellectuals were instrumental in the transmission of ideas from antiquity into the Renaissance era. This is in spite of the fact that intellectuals from Arabic-speaking countries made substantial contributions to the dissemination of ideas.

Hunayn Ibn Ishaq was a translator who worked in Arabic and Syriac. He was responsible for the translation of a large number of ancient Greek literature, including scientific and medical treatises.

A significant number of ancient Greek texts were included in this collection of books. In later periods of Egypt's history, the Coptic alphabet was developed there. It was a form of the Egyptian alphabet. It was a combination of the 24 letters of the Greek alphabet and seven of the symbols from the Egyptian Demotic script.

Al-Idrisi, an Egyptian scholar who lived in the 13th century, is credited with being one of the first people to make the connection between this writing and hieroglyphs.

He is said to have lived during this time. Champollion came up with the concept that phonetics were an essential part of the alphabet and that they could also be used to designate Egyptian names. He came up with this idea in the course of his research.

After doing some investigation on the topic, he arrived at this judgment. Beginning on the 13th of October and continuing until the 19th of February, the British Museum will be hosting an exhibit with the title Hieroglyphs: Unlocking Ancient Egypt.

The accomplishments of the French polymath Louis Champollion, whose decipherment of the Rosetta Stone made it possible to translate hundreds of other manuscripts that had previously been unreadable, are being honored as part of this exhibition.

His decipherment of the Rosetta Stone made it possible to translate hundreds of other manuscripts that had previously been unreadable. The work that Champollion did on the Rosetta Stone made it possible for him to interpret a large number of previously incomprehensible writings.


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Tesfay Haile

Hello everyone, my name is Tesfay Haile. I like to write about many subjects that come to my mind such as Relationship, health, self help, IT, Fitness and Finance,Travel,Religion etc..

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