What is written?

  • (adj): Systematically collected and written down.
    Example: "Written laws"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on written:

Torah
... Shebichtav (תורה שבכתב, "Torah that is written"), and an Oral Torah, Torah Shebe'al Peh (תורה שבעל פה, "Torah that is spoken") ... The words of the Torah are written on a scroll by a sofer on parchment in Hebrew ... religious tradition, all of the laws found in the Torah, both written and oral, were given by God to Moses, some of them at Mount Sinai and others at the Tabernacle ...
Endianness - History
... However, numbers are written almost universally in the Hindu-Arabic numeral system, in which the most significant digits are written first in languages written left-to-right, and last in languages written ...
Ramsey Campbell - Bibliography - Novels
1985) The Bride of Frankenstein (1977) (novelisation of the 1935 film, written as Carl Dreadstone) Dracula's Daughter (1977) (novelisation of the 1936 film, written as Carl Dreadstone ...
Second Epistle To The Thessalonians
... of Paul to the Thessalonians, often referred to as Second Thessalonians and written 2 Thessalonians, is a book from the New Testament of the Christian Bible ... The dating of the book is believed by many scholars to be written between 52-54 AD, shortly after the First Epistle to the Thessalonians was written ...
Ancient Greek Literature (before AD 350)
... Ancient Greek literature refers to literature written in Ancient Greek from the oldest surviving written works in the Greek language until approximately the fifth century AD and the rise of the Byzantine Empire ... of alphabets and syllabaries had been used to render Greek, but surviving Greek literature was written in a Phoenician-derived alphabet that arose primarily in Greek Ionia ...

More definitions of "written":

  • (adj): Set down in writing in any of various ways.
    Example: "Written evidence"
  • (adj): Written as for a film or play or broadcast.
    Synonyms: scripted

Famous quotes containing the word written:

    Nothing written for pay is worth printing. ONLY what has been written AGAINST the market.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    All good things are strong inducements to life, even that good book written to attack life.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Most personal correspondence of today consists of letters the first half of which are given over to an indexed statement of why the writer hasn’t written before, followed by one paragraph of small talk, with the remainder devoted to reasons why it is imperative that the letter be brought to a close.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)