ROSETTA STONE. BY GABRIELLA. M. AND ALEXANDRIA. F. Rosetta stone. The stone was discovered in mid July 1799 Rosetta stone contains three separated bands of writing which are inscribed with text from three different languages The stones discovery wasn’t said till September 1799.
The Rosetta Stone
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1. This is the Greek alphabet some of the letters look like the English alphabet.
2.The Greek alphabet is an alphabet that has been used to write the Greek language since about the 9th century BCE.
3. It is the oldest alphabetic script in use today.
4. The letters are also used to represent numbers
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1.Jean Champollion a French scholar, Jean Champollion, eventually translated the key on the Rosetta Stone opening the ancient world to modern eyes. It took him 20 years.
2. Jean-Francois Champollion (1790 - 1832) was said to have learned enough Greek and Latin by the time he was nine to read Homer and Vergil.
3.Champollion finally found the key to translating the Rosetta Stone in 1822, published in 'Lettre à M. Dacier.'
4.At 16 Champollion had already mastered six ancient Oriental languages, in addition to Latin and Greek,