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The Script Writing of Ancient China - Ancient / Classical History
About the ancient script of the ancient Chinese, its legend and history, and its position vis a vis the other inventors of writing in the ancient world.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/writing/qt/033009chinesescrpt.htm
Cross-Cultural Writing, Epigraphy & Scripts - Ancient / Classical ...
Language, literature, dictionaries, documents, inscriptions, epigraphy, writing, and writing about writing in ancient Mediterranean countries, including the dead  ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/writing/
Linear A and Linear B - Decipherment - Ancient / Classical History
By N.S. Gill's Ancient/Classical History Glossary ... Besides syllables, there are logograms, number symbols, and word separators, according to Ancient Scripts.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/linearaandb/g/linearalinearb.htm
Undeciphered Scripts - Images of Ancient Undeciphered Scripts
May 27, 2009 ... Undeciphered scripts are remnants of ancient languages that historians and archaeologists and linguists and paleolinguists and ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/ancientwriting/ss/undeciphered.htm
Ancient Writing - Written Languages and Ancient Writing
Ancient writing began about 5000 years ago, as far as we can tell. The earliest books ... This photo essay examines several of the world's undeciphered scripts.
http://archaeology.about.com/od/ancientwriting/
Cuneiform - The Script for Akkadian - Ancient / Classical History
An explanation of the relationship between Akkadian and cuneiform in answer to a question as to whether or not Akkadian was the first written language.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/language/f/101608cuneiform.htm
Ancient Sanskrit Language Overview - Ancient / Classical History
Sanskrit, Latin, and ancient Greek form a trio of classical literary languages. Sanskrit is ... Early Sanskrit was written using Brahmi or Kharosthi scripts. It is now ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/language/g/021909Sanskrit.htm
Mayan Hieroglyphs - Ancient / Classical History - About.com
Ancient/Classical History Categories. Greek Myths & Legends ... Only a small number of other ancient peoples invented writing: ... Source: Ancient Scripts: Maya.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/hieroglyphs/qt/012109MayaScrip.htm
Linear A - B - Minoan Mycenaean Syllabic script - Michael Ventris ...
Called Linear B by Evans, this script on clay tablets dated between 1450 and ca. ... Ancient Scripts of the World look at Linear A. While Linear B seems to have ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/linearaandb/
Aramaic - Ancient Semitic Language - Ancient / Classical History
Definition: Aramaic is an ancient Semitic language of Biblical importance. ... Omniglot describes the Aramaic script as as 8th century B.C. import from the ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/aramaic/g/Aramaic.htm
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