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  1. 5 days ago · Similarly, the early Paleohispanic scripts are either derived from archaic Greek or from the Phoenician script directly; the Greco-Iberian alphabet of the 4th century BC is directly adapted from Greek. The Latin alphabet was derived from Old Italic (originally a form of the Greek alphabet), used for Etruscan and other languages.

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    5 days ago · Cuneiform is a logo - syllabic script that was used to write several languages of the Ancient Near East. The script was in active use from the early Bronze Age until the beginning of the Common Era. It is named for the characteristic wedge-shaped impressions ( Latin: cuneus) which form its signs.

    • around 3200 BC
    • c. 31st century BC to 2nd century AD
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  4. 6 days ago · Greek mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Greeks, and a genre of Ancient Greek folklore.These stories concern the origin and nature of the world, the lives and activities of deities, heroes, and mythological creatures, and the origins and significance of the ancient Greeks' own cult and ritual practices.

  5. 1 day ago · The Arabic script is a writing system used for writing Arabic and several other languages of Asia and Africa, such as Persian ( Farsi / Dari ), Uyghur, Kurdish, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balti, Balochi, Pashto, Lurish, Urdu, Kashmiri, Rohingya, Somali and Mandinka, among others. Until the 16th century, it was also used to write some texts in Spanish.

  6. 6 days ago · The Greek Orthodox monk Abd Allah Zakhir set up an Arabic printing press using movable type at the monastery of Saint John at the town of Dhour El Shuwayr in Mount Lebanon, the first homemade press in Lebanon using Arabic script. He personally cut the type molds and did the founding of the typeface.

    • 3rd or 4th century AD to the present
    • Arabic
  7. 5 days ago · The International Phonetic Alphabet ( IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin script. It was devised by the International Phonetic Association in the late 19th century as a standardized representation of speech sounds in written form. The IPA is used by lexicographers, foreign language students and ...

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