Testaments of Time: The Search for Lost Manuscripts and Records

Testaments of Time The Search for Lost Manuscripts and Records Panorama of the astonishing work done to retrieve and restore ancient texts of the scholar adventurers who gave us vast new knowledge of the ancient civilizations of Egypt Mesopotamia Mexico and C

  • Title: Testaments of Time: The Search for Lost Manuscripts and Records
  • Author: Leo Deuel
  • ISBN: 9780140211443
  • Page: 279
  • Format: None
  • Panorama of the astonishing work done to retrieve and restore ancient texts, of the scholar adventurers who gave us vast new knowledge of the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Mexico, and Central Asia, and of the origins of the Bible.

    One thought on “Testaments of Time: The Search for Lost Manuscripts and Records”

    1. Terrific book, although I am somewhat obsessed with the loss of literature over time. I read this a couple of years ago and am reading it again. I just can't help myself. Here is an email I sent to some friends of mine about this book:I’ve been re-reading one of my favorite books, Testaments of Time The Search for Lost Manuscripts and Records by Leo Deuel. It is one of those true story digging-up-the-mummies sort of adventure yarns but with the added twist that the mummies were often wrapped i [...]

    2. One of those books I took out of the library as a kid. Finally bought a copy, was a little disappointed. Still has that romance of finding something missing for hundreds of years.

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