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Stone with engraved text found in Myanmar

A stone engraved with 44 sentences of text has been found at a pagoda in Myanmar. The main content of the script was the punishment with the evil. Anyone, who destroys the donation schemes, has to face the curse. The script is scheduled to get translated into the present day languages

Ancient Greek poem translated

Researchers have translated an newly-discovered ancient Greek poem which deifies Poppaea Sabina, the wife of Emperor Nero. Based on the lettering styles and other factors, scholars think the poem was written nearly 200 years after Nero died (about 1,800 years ago), leaving them puzzled as to why someone so far away

8th century Arab text found in Turkey

An Arabic text dating back to the 8th century has been found in Istanbul. The text, consists of 13 lines, was written on an animal's scapula. Ottoman manuscript expert from Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Gunay Paksoy, examined the text and there is no exact statement that it was a letter or

Digitizing Ancient Texts Leads to New Discoveries

Computer scientists, conservationists and scholars are racing to digitize crumbling literary treasures, and in the process are coming across amazing finds. In the process, they're uncovering unexpected troves of new finds, including never-before-seen versions of the Christian Gospels, fragments of Greek poetry and commentaries on Aristotle. Improved technology is allowing researchers

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