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CAS XL 260 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: West Semitic Languages, Phoenician Alphabet, Habiru

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2 Feb 2020
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Basically, any egyptian word can be written with the help of consonantal symbols only. Why did they make this sign system containing more than 700 sign
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CAS XL 260 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Gansu, Shang Dynasty, Mahabharata

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2 Feb 2020
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Character scripts: not only for aesthetic but to describe one word in different ways for e. g. the use of. Today"s topics: brief history of writing med
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CAS XL 260 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Logogram, Acrophony, Spoken Language

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2 Feb 2020
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Spoken language is always primary and writing is a technology. What is the difference in how spoken and written language are acquired: we are not born
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CAS XL 260 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Woodblock Printing, Diamond Sutra, Movable Type

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Types of printing: woodblock printing: advantages: could almost look like manuscripts and calligraphically important. The first country in the world to
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CAS XL 260 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Wang Xizhi, Quran

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2 Feb 2020
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Arabic koran with persian interlinear translation, c. 1500 ce: not till the 13th century that paper was brought to india through the islamic rulers, ko
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