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02/27/10 MIT202 1 Writing/Print History MIT202
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02/27/10 MIT202 2 Origins of Writing: Sumeria 3200BCE Mesopotamia First written symbols Accountancy: growing economy outstripping memory Pictographic origins Account of grain, bread, 3200BCE
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02/27/10 MIT202 3 Sumerian Rebus principle Pictographic symbol used for phonetic value
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02/27/10 MIT202 4 Sumerian/Cuneiform/Clay Abstract Concepts Rel./legal/medical texts Objects AND ideas Cuneiform Pictography to formal patterns Ideographic and syllabic symbols non-alphabetic 1400BCE
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02/27/10 MIT202 5 Spread of Writing 3200 BCE Sumeria 3000BCE Egypt Hieroglyphics (hieratic/demotic scripts) 2500BCE Indus Valley (India/Pakistan) 1900BCE Crete 1200BCE China 600BCE Central America (Mayans) Pictographic or schematic scripts
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02/27/10 MIT202 6 Timeline (Ancient Civilizations)
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02/27/10 MIT202 7 Writing: Alphabetic Phoenicians 1500 BCE 22 letters Hebrew, Latin, Arabic, Cyrillic, Bengali Indo-European (Romance, Germanic, Slavic, Indonesian)
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02/27/10 MIT202 8 Phonetic/Schematic/Pictographic
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