To transmit a message, the ancient people used the drawings. Scientists have discovered the whole picture carved in stone by ancient people. Such paintings have people tried to capture the different events of his life. Over time, people made from drawings like ABC. Ancient Egyptians each picture meant a word. For example, drawing the sun read: "sun"painted legs - read "go" or "go", and maybe "soon come"... in short, this alphabet was not very comfortable. Gradually, the figures began to replace the icons. And 4 years ago was born the alphabet, which consisted of letters. Gradually, this alphabet was moved to the ancient Phoenicians, then appeared in Ancient Greece, then to Rome, Bulgaria, and from there alphabetic letter reached Russia. It happened 1 thousand years ago.