Episode 3

In Our Time, The Written World Episode 3 of 5
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Melvyn Bragg continues his survey of the history of the written word by investigating how writing has influenced the spread of religion. He finds out how the evolution of writing materials and techniques allowed religions to develop, and encouters some of the earliest surviving sacred texts, including the 4th-century Codex Sinaiticus and a Koran produced in Iraq in the 8th century.Producer: Thomas Morris.

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Wed 4 Jan 2012 21:30

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