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The Bible is bound up with history in many ways. One of them is the basic way that the Bible has come down to us.

History Professor Michael Haykin
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Papyrus being made from the stem of the papyrus plant, Cyperus papyrus. | photo: iStock

The most prominent medium by which the Scriptures were recorded for us was on papyrus, which is largely unique to the Nile Delta in Egypt and began to be used for writing books as far back as the third millennium BC.