Unformatted text preview: canon. Cuneiform texts of ancient cultures had been lost, were tough to find. Henry Rawlinson, British man from East India Company, discovers cuneiform writing in Zagros mountains in 1835. This is Bisitun (or Behistun), like the Rosetta Stone. Cuneiform is script, not language. Wedge-shaped writing. Most of these sources are literally buried underground....
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2008 for the course R 44 taught by Professor Oliensis during the Fall '07 term at Berkeley.
- Fall '07