What year was the Rosetta Stone deciphered?

Answer Much of the demotic text on the Rosetta Stone was translated by Thomas Young in 1814. The hieroglyphic text was more difficult, and it wasn't until 1822 that Jean-François Champollion made a break... Read More »

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What year was the Rosetta Stone discovered?

The Rosetta Stone was found in 1799 by Napoleon's soldiers while digging foundations for a fort near the town of el-Rashid, Egypt. However, the actual founder of the stone is unclear, despite sever... Read More »

What year did Rosetta Stone Spanish (Latin America) come out?

The first edition of Rosetta Stone Spanish (Latin America) was released in October 2002. The version is v. The second version of v.2 was released in 2005 and version 3 was released in 2007.... Read More »

What is the Rosetta Stone in the UK?

Discovered more than 200 years ago, the Rosetta Stone unlocked a language that had been lost for 1,400 years.Discovered in EgyptDuring Napoleon Bonaparte's expedition into Egypt, a French army engi... Read More »

What is the original Rosetta stone?

According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, the original Rosetta Stone is "an ancient Egyptian stone bearing inscriptions in several languages and scripts...found in the town of Rosetta (Rashid), abo... Read More »