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
The first known manuscript collections puzzles are top end XV XVI century. In 1582 ( ? 1562 ) came the first printed collection called "Les Bigarurres du Seigneur des Accords", which had a great success and went through several editions. Its author was Taboureau Etienne (Etienne Tabourot, 1548-90) - French poet , known as the seigneur des Accords, excellent " rhymer " more distinguished poetic foci ( acrostics , anagrams , etc. ) than really poetic works.