[b-hebrew] Invention of the Alphabet
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Thu Jan 21 12:43:28 EST 2010
An online "for-the-layman" article on the subject is at:
It is important to realize that contrary to what has been said, Egyptian
hieroglyphs were not logographic in the sense "pictures representing
concepts." In fact, the key to decipherment of hieroglyphics came
when linguists realized this is not what was going on.
A more scientific article by the same author is available at:
the entire book).
It is titled: "Littera ex occidente: Toward a Functional History of Writing."
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