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review The Syllabic Origins of Writing and the Alphabet Andis Kaulins ✓ 9 free download The Syllabic Origins of Writing and the Alphabet characters Ú 9 The recent Uluburun viz Ulu Burun shipwreck discovery as noted by Jo Marchant in Nature magazine may transform our understanding of ancient times casting also new light on the origins of writing One artifact recovered from what was likely a Phoenician vessel was the oldest writing board set ever found a dyptich two plates attached on a hinge Moreover there were hundreds of large oxhide shaped copper ingots and buns some marked with signs duplicating those in scripts from Cyprus and Crete One must note here that David W Packard co founder of computer giant Hewlett Packard wrote his college dissertation on an undeciphered ancient script of Crete What is the connection between ancient writing and the modern digital world Handheld devices and computer hardware such as PCs operate by means of software code that converts human language information into machine language Ancient signs characters and symbols were similar inventions that converted spoken language into written language The discovery of writing had far reaching conseuences for everyday life on our planet Literacy brought humanity into a richer world It opened up new vistas of individual potential and tapped what has proven to be a seemingly endless reservoir of human talents and abilities Moreover the.read & download Ö E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Andis Kaulins
review The Syllabic Origins of Writing and the Alphabet Andis Kaulins ✓ 9 free download The Syllabic Origins of Writing and the Alphabet characters Ú 9 Written word not only promoted communication but also permitted recordation of human expression and knowledge Writing was thus the ultimate invention that led to modernity As Packard well understood our era is an age of digital signs and characters A study of the origins of writing proved useful Nevertheless the origins of writing are not well understood by researchers active in the humanities There is on the one hand a seeming acceptance in parts of the scholarly community that seafaring Phoenicians may have spread the alphabet throughout the ancient world but on the other hand there is certainly no agreement concerning where these ancient commercially trading seafarers obtained that alphabet an alphabet whose distant and foreign origin is related by Gaius Julius Hyginus 64 BC 17 AD a pupil of famed Cornelius Alexander Polyhistor In Ancient Inventors Tale 277 of his Fabulae Hyginus writes at CCLXXVII First Inventors The Parcae Clotho Lachesis and Atropos invented seven Greek letters A B H T I Y Others say that Mercury invented them from the flight of cranes which when they fly form letters Palamedes too son of Nauplius invented eleven letters; Simonides too invented four letters E Z PH; Epicharmus of Sicily two P and PS The Greek letters Mercury is said to.
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review The Syllabic Origins of Writing and the Alphabet Andis Kaulins ✓ 9 free download The Syllabic Origins of Writing and the Alphabet characters Ú 9 Have brought to Egypt and from Egypt Cadmus took them to Greece Cadmus in exile from Arcadia took them to Italy and his mother Carmenta changed them to Latin to the number of 15 Apollo on the lyre added the rest What really happened The Uluburun Shipwreck supports Hyginus in verifying the great extent of ancient seafaring trade and technology transfer It does not resolve the uestion of origin In The Syllabic Origins of Writing and the Alphabet various different ancient language sources are compared and analyzed in a syllabic grid suggesting that the ancient and modern art of writing via the alphabet originated in syllabic signs for consonants and W based syllabic vowel forms mater lectionis The compared syllabic signs are taken from Sumerian Pharaonic Egyptian Old Elamite Luwian viz Luvian formerly Hieroglyphic Hittite the Cypriot Syllabary Linear B script as well as the Phaistos Disk viz Disc and the Axe of Arkalochori from Minoan Crete Some suggestions based on the evidence of the syllabic grid are also made for correction of the reading of ancient signs for example in the case Linear B script adding the L phoneme It is shown graphically how Phoenician Greek and Latin alphabet letters derived out of ancient syllabic signs signs tracing to a common origin.
- The Syllabic Origins of Writing and the Alphabet
- Andis Kaulins
- 08 August 2018