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What are manuscripts?

A

These are handwritten records of the past and are in the form of books

B

These are written records engraved on the stones

C

These are written records engraved on the walls of caves

D

These are written records engraved on the pillars

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These are handwritten records of the past and are in the form of books

Manuscripts are handwritten records of the past and are in the form of books. Palm leaves were used as writing materials in the Indian subcontinent and in Southeast Asia dating back to the 5th century BCE. Some of the most common genres were bibles, religious commentaries, philosophy, law and government texts.

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