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Reading the Past..ancient Writing from Cuneiform to the Alphabet

J.T. Hooker

Reading the Past..ancient Writing from Cuneiform to the Alphabet

by J.T. Hooker

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ContributionsPhoto/ Drawings (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8012334M
ISBN 10076070726X
ISBN 109780760707265
OCLC/WorldCa455882837

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Reading the Past-Ancient Writing Cune by British Museum Press (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at  › eBay › Books, Comics & Magazines › Non-Fiction.   The history of alphabetic writing goes back to the consonantal writing system used for Semitic languages in the Levant in the 2nd millennium BCE. Most or nearly all alphabetic scripts used throughout the world today ultimately go back to this Semitic proto-alphabet. Its first origins can be traced back to a Proto-Sinaitic script developed in Ancient Egypt to represent the language of Semitic

Cuneiform, system of writing used in the ancient Middle East. The name, a coinage from Latin and Middle French roots meaning “wedge-shaped,” has been the modern designation from the early 18th century onward. Cuneiform was the most widespread and historically significant writing system in the ancient CUNEIFORM by C. B. F. Walker. 64 pp. Volume 3 in the 'Reading the Past' series. University of California Press / British Museum, ISBN (pbk.)The present book offers a brief illustrated survey of the cuneiform writing system which flourished in the Ancient

Cuneiform is an ancient writing system that was first used in around BC. Distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, cuneiform script is the oldest form of writing in the world, first appearing even earlier than Egyptian hieroglyphics. Here are six facts about the script that originated in ancient Mesopotamia Healey, JF , The Early Alphabet. in Reading the Past: Ancient Writing from Cuneiform to the Alphabet. British Museum Press, London, pp. (3d


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Ancient writing from cuneiform to the alphabet. Compilation of 6 books: 1) Cuneiform 2) Egyptian Hieroglyphs 3) Linear B 4) The Early Alphabet 5) Greek Inscriptions 6) Etruscan