The history of sulphur can be said very old as it was mentioned in holy Bible with the name Brimstone which means "burning stone". Also Homer in his poem- Odyssey, said- "Bring me Sulphur, which cleanses all pollution, and fetch fire also that I may burn it, and purify the cloisters"
The Greek name of sulphur is ???? which is derived from ????. It means "devinity". Well word Sulpur word was mainly taken from Sanskrit "Shulbari". It was started being called sulphur in late classical Latin. The spelling usually found in most Latin dictionaries is "sulphur". English word was taken from Latin. Later the word "sulphur" was accepted by the American Chemical Society. Currently word- "sulphur" is generally used in United States but still "Sulphur" is being used at some places. Except America, word "sulphur" is used in all countries.
Sulphur was well known by the people in the very ancient time in its pure form as well as its compounds. Following are some historical facts of sulphur-
Sulphur has bright, yellow appearance and its produced in caprock salt domes. Sulphur can't transfer heat very well as it has very low thermal conductivity. It has melting point of 108 °C. It's burned with blue flame. By combining with oxygen it produces sulphur dioxide. sulphur created many sulfide ore by adding with metal ions. Some of them are pyrite/iron sulfide, zinc sulfide etc.