A rebus puzzle, consisting of images of objects (drawings in combination with other compositions and alphabetic characters),
congruent with the words, parts of words or phrase. The word "rebus" comes from the Latin res
(thing) and denotes representation of names, words and phrases by a images, figures,
composition of letters, etc. This word came from the Latin phrase "Non verbis sed rebus",
which means "Without words, but with the help of things".
Rebus Number One
Welcome to the new Rebus project:
The History of Rebus
Les Bigarurres du Seigneur des Accords ( 1582 ) His book is a treatise on the puzzles. However, figures it all a dozen. Most puzzles Taboureau transfers in the form of humorous stories. For example, an abbot on an order to leave the Abbey replied: " I used 30 years studying the first two letters of the alphabet ( AV ) and wish to have as much time to read the following two letters" ( S.D. ). Under AV he meant Abbey (abbaye), a by S.D. - Verb "c e der" ( give a way ). From the literary sphere puzzle spread in France on noble emblems , signs commercial establishments and even appeared on the gravestones and prayer books. From France fashion puzzles moved to Italy, England and Germany.