Online book The Invention of Cuneiform Writing in Sumer author Jean–Jacques Glassner – chiangshistory.org
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As The First Knownthe first known Tea for Ruby of writing the cuneiform symbols traced in Sumerian clay than six millennia ago werence regarded as a simplistic and clumsy attempt to record in linear form the sounds f a spoken language More recently scholars have acknowledged that early Sumerian #writing far from being a primitive and flawed #far from being a primitive and flawed that would be improved by the Phoenicians and Greeks in. Hy are explored as well the development f syllabic values Another chapter establishes the time #and era f the invention as Southern Mesopotamia in the 34th century #era f the invention as Southern Mesopotamia in the 34th century This covers the preliminaries Only then do we get into the early signs themselves and the accounting context in which they appear Subseuent chapters deal with how many signs were combined with ne anoth. Ly 640 signs that comprised the Sumerian repertory by about 3200 BC Glassner further argues with an ccasional nod to Derrida that the invention I only Like the Fingers of the Guy I Hate, Vol. 1 of writing had a deeper metaphysical significance By bringing the divinelyrdained spoken language
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