By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
Timeline Story

Upper and Lowercase Starts

Upper and Lowercase Starts

Absolute Years From Now: 800
Story Reference Date: 02/20/2022
50 Generations Ago (from 2020 CE)

Uppercase and lowercase started circa 800 CE. Notice in the image above of an actual book from 460 CE that although it is missing word-spacing, punctuation, paragraphs, and lowercase it does make use of two colored text as well as margin notes to orient the reader. Many pre-printing press books very well made and gorgeous with very creative pages.

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