TIL the Origins of the Word Bible

Papyrus
Papyrus

Today I Learned (TIL), that the word Bible, meaning ‘book/scroll’ in Greek, is derived from the name of a Phoenician city called ‘Byblos’. Byblos was the port from where the Egyptians exported papyrus to Greece. Link to Wiki.

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