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
Children's Bible Isaiah Thomas ( 1788 ) In 1783, the English painter and engraver Thomas Bewick (Thomas Bewick) in London Publishing T.Hodzhsona (T.Hodgson) prints unusual Bible for children, in which event the Holy Scriptures retold in the form of riddles. Made so the Bible was called " hieroglyphics ". In it are some words from the text replaced pictures with the aim to retell the story in a direct, easy and fun way. A few years later , in 1788 , the American publisher of Isiah Thomas (Isaiah Thomas) publishes hieroglyphic Bible overseas. In the preface to his edition of Thomas is the first American hieroglyphic Bible as illustrated more than his English prototype. Such unusual hieroglyphic Bible have become very popular in the late XVIII century , it facilitates the teaching of Holy Scripture children.