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Unformatted text preview: cf. Old Testament Noah story: ark, flood, preserved animals, birds NE strife between divine generations: influences Hittite, Greek myth WRITING SYSTEMS a. types: PICTOGRAM: IDEOGRAM: PHONOGRAM: B WRITING SYSTEMS b. examples: ancient Egyptian writing system HIEROGLYPHICS: ancient NE writing system : CUNEIFORM: SYLLABIC ALPHABETS: 2nd millennium LINEAR B (Mycenaean) PHOENICIAN 'ALPHABET' Phoenician system adopted by Greeks in 1st millennium as 'true' alphabet; later employed by Etruscans, Romans, .us...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course CLA 160 taught by Professor Burgess during the Spring '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.
- Spring '08