Alphabets Ancient & Modern: A Carta Wall Chart

by Ada Yardeni

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Retail: $19.95
Size: 9.75 x 13.5 inches
Binding: Poster
Pages: 1
Pub Date: 2006
ISBN: 9789652206305
ISBN-13: 9789652206305
Item Number: 567632

Product Description

Alphabets Ancient & Modern - A Carta Wall Chart is a unique wall chart showing the development of the alphabets from ancient to modern times

Carta’s Alphabets Ancient & Modern shows clear presentations of the important Semitic Scripts, their adaption, and further development to Greek and Latin. A selection of original inscriptions and documents illuminate the origins, phases, and directions of the development of the different alphabets.

Alphabets included:
• Proto-Canaanite
• South Semitic Aramaic
• Greek
• Latin
• Phoenician
• Hebrew
• Samaritan
• Aramaic
• "Jewish"
• Nabatean
• Classical Arabic
• Syriac (Assyrian)

Author Bio

Ada Yardeni received a Ph.D. from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in ancient Semitic languages, paleography, and epigraphy. She is one of the world’s leading authorities on ancient Semitic languages, paleography, and epigraphy and has published several books and numerous articles on these and other subjects.