Tag Archives: ALPHABET

THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (VIeL)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  14/09/18) 3.2.5. Others Thus far, it has been shown that Glagolitic was created based on several models: Greek, Armenian, Hebrew, and arguably Latin. The link between these scripts is not only phonetic but also structural and formal. … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (VId)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  14/07/17) 3.2.1. Greek As shown in Table 1, some letters of the Glagolitic alphabet look similar to the corresponding Greek letters. It seems natural that some of the letters representing Greek-only sounds resemble the Greek original forms: … Continue reading

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Phoenician "Alphabet":A historical Deception

Republished from the Athenian newspaper Apogevmatini. Kostas Katis, the manager of the Greek daily, Apogevmatini,, is one of the only high-ranking executives of the Athenian press that understands the exact magnitude of one of the greatest deceptions in history: a … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (VIc)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 2/08/16) 3.1. Structure 3.1.1. Greek It has been generally accepted that Glagolitic was patterned on Cursive Greek (Taylor 1881, Leskien 1905, Jagić 1911, Vajs 1932). This is not only testified to by historical manuscripts, such as Xrabr’s … Continue reading

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A Minoan message on a granite slab in Norway

Johan Jarnaes, a citizen of the small Norwegian town of Kongsberg, is the one making this assertion. Kongsberg is situated 80 km to the west of the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Johan Jarnaes holds university degrees in history, archaeology and … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (VIb)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 21/11/15) 2.2. Arguments against a proto-Slavic scriptThe most representative view that interprets rusъskymi of VC as indicating something other than “Russian” or “Slavic” would be the “Syriac” hypothesis, maintained by A. Vaillant (1935), R. Jakobson (1944), D. … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (VIa)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 18/02/15) On the origin of the Glagolitic alphabet 1. Introduction The emergence of a new alphabet is influenced by other existing scripts, but the incorporation of various sources into that alphabet may be attributed to a specific … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (V)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 15/04/14) The Glagolitic Alphabet and its Use in Croatian Church Records Following recent political changes in Eastern Europe, the Family History Library has had the opportunity to film extensively in the region, including in Croatia. This will … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (IVb)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 25/07/13 ) This suggestion has much to recommend it, and as it happens, a fuller defense of it can— and should — be mounted, going beyond the relatively brief remarks that Landsmanhimself provided.First, there is more within … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (IVa)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  03/12/12) Language Contact and the Development of Negation in Greek — and How BalkanSlavic Helps to Illuminate the Situation1 1. IntroductionContact involving different languages has long been a potent force for linguistic change   in the Balkans, and … Continue reading

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TO ALPHABETON EK GEOORGIAS

The Georgian Alphabet The Georgian alphabet known as mxedruH (from mxedari ‘warrior’) is used for writing  the Modem Georgian literary language. It contains 33 characters and is written  from left to right with a space between words and a punctuation … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (III)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  22/05/12) Another reason for the absence of Glagolitic documents between the 12th Century BC  and 1st Century AD could be the insufficient search. At the beginning of the 20th Century  nobody had suspected that in Bulgarian soil … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (II)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  26/09/11)   Because in the Late Antiquity the Thracians were equated with the Slavs [4] p. 14,it is quite logical to assume that Pelasgians and Illyrians – kin of the Thracians can beconsidered as Slavic branches too.Having … Continue reading

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THE GLAGOLITHIC ALPHABET,ANOTHER HELLENIC SCRIPTURE (I)

THE ORIGIN OF THE GLAGOLITIC ALPHABET Abstract New facts revealing the phonetic and graphic similarities of 20 Glagolitic letters with 20 graphemes from Linear A script, and 23 Glagolitic letters with 23 graphemes from Linear B script, and graphic similarities … Continue reading

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