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Greek Writing from Knossos to Homer A Linguistic Interpretation of the Origin of the Greek Alphabet and the Continuity of Ancient Greek Literacy

Greek Writing from Knossos to Homer examines the origin of the Greek alphabet Departing from previous accounts Roger Woodard places the advent of the alphabet within an unbroken continuum of Greek literacy beginning in the Mycenean era He argues that the creators of the Greek alphabet who adapted the Phoenician consonantal script w.

SUMMARY Greek Writing from Knossos to Homer A Linguistic Interpretation of the Origin of the Greek Alphabet and the Continuity of Ancient Greek Literacy

F previously literate adapters brings clarity to various problems of the alphabet such as the Greek use of the Phoenician sibilant letters The alphabet rejected by the post Bronze Age Mycenaean culture of Cyprus was exported west to the Aegean where it gained a foothold among a then illiterate Greek people emerging from the Dark Ag.


2 thoughts on “Greek Writing from Knossos to Homer A Linguistic Interpretation of the Origin of the Greek Alphabet and the Continuity of Ancient Greek Literacy

  1. says:

    This is a great and scholarly work on the changes in alphabet from the Mycenaean period to the composition of the Homeric poems It's an incredi

  2. says:

    I read pages 133 202

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