Part 3 — 3050 b.c., ASSYRIA (“first” optical lens)…1439, Johannes Gutenberg’s scam

BLOG UNDER CONSTRUCTION

All URLs are linked.


EGYPT’s FIRST PHARAOH

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narmer_Palette


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_Dynastic_Period_of_Egypt


“FIRST” OPTICAL LENS

7th century bc

Assyria

http://www.ancient-wisdom.co.uk/optics.htm


see History http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optical_lens


PHAISTOS DISC

Crete

First printed page

2nd millennium bc


http://www.interkriti.org/crete/iraklion/phaistos.html?vpg=4


see, especially External Links, Michael Everson’s pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaistos_Disc


2nd millennium bc–http://www.teicrete.gr/daidalika/pages/page.php?page=phaistos_disk


ORACLE BONES

1st millennium bc

mid-eastern China

wikipedia

wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_bone_script


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_Bones


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neolithic_signs_in_China


http://lib.cuhk.edu.hk/uclib/bones/bones.htm


http://oraclememory.ihp.sinica.edu.tw/e-collection.htm


book reviews http://www.amazon.com/Hunger-Mountain-Field-Guide-Landscape/product-reviews/1611800161/ref=dp_top_cm_cr_acr_txt?showViewpoints=1


PIN-HOLE CAMERA

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin_hole_camera


Mozi (4th Century Chinese Philosopher)

http://www.obscurajournal.com/history.php


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozi


Roger Bacon (13th century, aka Doctor Mirabilis)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Bacon


“THE PIPE THAT MAKES FANTASIES TO APPEAR”

Ting Huan (2nd century, a.d. Chinese Inventor)

see Invention http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ting_Huan scroll to Invention http://www.answers.com/topic/zoetrope


MOVABLE TYPE

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Movable_type


Bi Sheng

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bi_Sheng


http://history.cultural-china.com/en/50History6061.html


Johannes Gutenberg

http://www.amazon.com/Johann-Gutenberg-Printing-Inventions-Discovery/dp/0736896449/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1396103705&sr=8-5&keywords=gutenberg

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