Mysteries of the Alphabet: the Origins of Writing

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Mysteries of the Alphabet: the Origins of Writing

Description

Traces the origins of the alphabet beginning with the first pictograms of 5,000 years ago, describing the changes the alphabet has gone through in different countries and cultures.

Creator

Marc-Alain Ouaknin

Publisher

New York : Abbeville Press

Contributor

Translated from the French by Josephine Bacon

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Original Format

Book

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Citation

Marc-Alain Ouaknin, “Mysteries of the Alphabet: the Origins of Writing,” Humanities Hub, accessed May 18, 2024, https://humanitieshub.sdsu.edu/omeka/items/show/1482.