You have most likely heard of earlier civilizations having an oral tradition or documenting their belief systems through pictograms. These are, arguably, the very first methods of recorded history.
Visit and interact with Artyfactory.com | Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics Alphabet to experience how the ancients communicated without modern technology.
Today, we use standardized methods for writing and have access to visual and audio recording devices. Recording history is much easier and more efficient.
- What would the photos and videos of your life say about you?
Changes in how history is recorded over the course of humanity have affected not only what is recorded, but how much is recorded. New technologies like the Internet and the smartphone have made it possible for everyone who has access to these devices to record history. Obviously, the drastic changes in how history is recorded happened over a long period of time.
Complete the exercises below to get an idea of where we were and where we’re going: