word prints in the desert: Neolithic lineage

Source. Pexels. Anne McCarthy, Photographer

 

 

 

papyrus fragments

 

There is more strength in a word when written than when spoken … more strength in the spoken word than all fighting  –  interpretation of Ptahhotep I, Fifth Dynasty. 2400 BCE     

Men credit most easily the things they do not understand. They believe most easily things which are obscure  –  Tacitus. Histories. Bk I. Ch. 22. 104 CE