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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 History
Language, literature, dictionaries, documents, inscriptions, epigraphy, writing, and writing about writing in ancient Mediterranean countries, including the dead  ...
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Cuneiform - The Script for Akkadian - Ancient/Classical History
From the Ancient/Classical History Forum. Answer: ... Writing itself can be thought of as a language and the script can be thought of as a "rendering" of a spoken ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/language/f/101608cuneiform.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 ... This photo essay examines several of the world's undeciphered scripts. Share ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/ancientwriting/
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
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
Olmec Language - Undeciphered Olmec Language
May 27, 2009 ... The earliest North American undeciphered script is on the Cascajal block ... Ten Facts About the Ancient Olmec · Olmec Timeline and Definition ...
http://archaeology.about.com/od/ancientwriting/ss/undeciphered_2.htm
Mayan Hieroglyphs - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Only a small number of other ancient peoples invented writing: Mesopotamia ( cuneiform),; Egypt ... be written in a variety of ways. Source: Ancient Scripts: Maya .
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/hieroglyphs/qt/012109MayaScrip.htm
What Is the Rosetta Stone? (Description and History) - Ancient ...
Ancient/Classical History Categories ... Demotic (the everyday script, used to write documents),; Greek (the language of Ionian Greeks, an administrative script ), ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/egypt/p/rosettastone.htm
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