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Who Invented the Alphabet? Illiterate Workers or Sophisticates?

Professor of Egyptology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,Orly Goldwasser and Anson Rainey, emeritus professor of Ancient Near Eastern Culture and Semitic Languages at Tel Aviv University argue it out as one believes it was Canaanite miners who created first alphabet while the other thinks it was highly sophisticated Northwest Semites.

first alphabet

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Full Story Here: http://www.bib-arch.org/scholars-study/alphabet.asp

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One response

  1. that would be interesting to find out

    March 15, 2011 at 6:56 pm

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