Some articles on model letters, letters:
... The ancient Egyptian model letters and epistles are grouped into a single literary genre ... mud stamps were used for long-distance letters, while ostraca were frequently used to write shorter, non-confidential letters sent to recipients located nearby ... Letters of royal or official correspondence, originally written in hieratic, were sometimes given the exalted status of being inscribed on stone in hieroglyphs ...
Famous quotes containing the words letters and/or model:
“Busy replying to letters from divers office-seekers. They come by the dozens.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“Socrates, who was a perfect model in all great qualities, ... hit on a body and face so ugly and so incongruous with the beauty of his soul, he who was so madly in love with beauty.”
—Michel de Montaigne (15331592)