Posted by: Jonathan Caswell | June 29, 2016

The Oldest Handwritten Documents Ever Discovered in England — Station Stories


Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis: A Roman writing tablet found in the mud. Photo: MOLA / Atlas Obscura On January 8, 57 AD, Tibullus, a freed slave in London, promised to repay 105 denarii, a hefty sum, to another freed slave named Gratus. Meanwhile, one friend admonished another that he’s lent too much money…

via The Oldest Handwritten Documents Ever Discovered in England — Station Stories


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