Writing  

From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia

(Redirected from Writing process)
Jump to: navigation, search
Alle Weissheit ist bey Gott dem Herrn..., informal title of a calligraphy of the Sirach by an anonymous artist
Enlarge
Alle Weissheit ist bey Gott dem Herrn..., informal title of a calligraphy of the Sirach by an anonymous artist
The Poor Poet (1839) is a painting by Carl Spitzweg
Enlarge
The Poor Poet (1839) is a painting by Carl Spitzweg

Related e

Google
Wikipedia
Wiktionary
Wiki Commons
Wikiquote
Wikisource
YouTube
Shop


Featured:
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Enlarge
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Writing, in its most common sense, is the preservation and the preserved text on a medium, with the use of signs or symbols. In that regard, it is to be distinguished from illustrating such as cave drawings and paintings on the one hand, and authoring such as tape recordings, and film or movies, on the other. Writing was first invented by the ancient Mesopotamians.

Historical significance of writing systems

Historians draw a distinction between prehistory and history, with history defined by the advent of writing. The cave paintings and petroglyphs of prehistoric peoples can be considered precursors of writing, but are not considered writing because they did not represent language directly.

Namesakes

See also




Unless indicated otherwise, the text in this article is either based on Wikipedia article "Writing" or another language Wikipedia page thereof used under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License; or on original research by Jahsonic and friends. See Art and Popular Culture's copyright notice.

Personal tools