Start at the beginning
- developed by illiterate(s)
- Evolved slowly from parent
- first in its area
- inventor known
- language unknown
- mercantile script
- National pride
- now ceremonial
- previous script didn't quite work
- private or secret
- probably developed by illiterate(s)
- probably first in its area
- Rating: 1 "Dull, only here for completeness"
- Rating: 2 "Not all that interesting"
- Rating: 3 "I did not know that"
- Rating: 4 "Huh, interesting!"
- Rating: 5 "Whoa!!"
- revealed in a dream
- significant female influence
- spiritual or supernatural
- technology influenced
Monthly Archives: October 2011
Hungary, despite being solidly in Europe, has had a long history of trade with and conquest by Central Asian peoples. It is not entirely clear where Hungarians came from — or more specifically, where the people who brought the Hungarian … Continue reading
Orkhon is also called Old Turkic or Göktürk script. It was used mostly in Mongolia and Western China, but there are dialects that were used in Siberia (Yenisei) and Kazakstan. Orkhon is sometimes called Turkic Runes because of their angular … Continue reading
Elder Futhark evolved into Younger Futhark, with the transition happening between 650 AD and 800 AD. Younger Futhark was most different from Elder Futhark in the number of characters: Younger Futhark had only two-thirds as many letters as Elder Futhark. … Continue reading