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Ogham alphabet. Fin has a tattoo of D, A, F, and a triangle to symbolize his family and his lost clan.

Ogham Alphabet – Comparison of Early European Writing Systems: Irish Ogham, Pictish Ogham, Symbols of the Ancient Balts, Vinca Script

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Details of the alphabets used to write a number of ancient Italian languages, including Ancient Latin and Picene.

Ugaritic cuneiform was named after Ugarit, the city state where it was used in what is now Syria. It was probably created sometime during the 14th century BC. Ugaritic cuneiform outwardly resembles other cuneiform scripts and has a sound system based on consonant alphabets such as Phoenician/Canaanite. Ugarit flourished from the 14th century BC until 1180/70 BC, when it was destroyed.

Ugaritic cuneiform outwardly resembles other cuneiform scripts and has a syllabic sound system such as Etruscan. Ugarit an independed Canaanite city-state flourished from C. 2600 BC until it was utterly destroyed in 1205 BC.

Neo-Etruscan alphabet (4th-3rd centuries BC)

resembles no other language in Europe or elsewhere The ancients were aware that Etruscan was an isolate. In the century BC, the Greek historian Dionysius of Halicarnassus stated that the Etruscan language was unlike any other.

The Etruscan language has been difficult to analyze. Long thought an isolate, consensus now holds that it is related to languages in the Alps and the Aegean island of Lemnos. It was superseded by Latin and was written in an alphabet derived from the Greek alphabet; this alphabet was the source of the Latin alphabet. It is also believed to be the source of certain important cultural words of Western Europe such as 'military' and 'person,' which do not have obvious Indo-European roots.

Estudos sobre a Civilização Romana: "Os Etruscos" - Gran Circo Pravda

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Details of the alphabets used to write a number of ancient Italian languages, including Ancient Latin and Picene.

The classical Latin alphabet or Roman alphabet is a writing system which evolved from a western variety of the Greek alphabet called the Cumaean alphabet. Description from pixgood.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Can't get the 'A' out of my head, could work on lots of mediums. I appreciate the "it's another Triangle" criticism, and essentially using Times New Roman as a the Font, is a poor design choice.

origin of the alphabet

Educational information: the Etruscan language, Writing, Alphabet, Numeral system

Etruscan Gold Book:   This is believed to be the oldest complete multiple page book found in the world.  It is made of six plates of gold, each 5 x 4.5 cm, and bound with two rings.  It dates to 600 BC.

Etruscan Gold Book: This is believed to be the oldest complete multiple page book(Codex) found in the world. It is made of six plates of gold, each 5 x cm, and bound with two rings. It dates to 600 BC.

The history of the alphabet began in Ancient Egypt, more than a millennium into the history of writing. Under this theory, the alphabet was invented to represent the language of Semitic workers in Egypt, and was at least influenced by the alphabetic principles of the Egyptian hieratic script. The table below shows hypothetical prototypes of the Phoenician alphabet in Egyptian hieroglyphs.

The Phoenician script is an important "trunk" in the alphabet tree, in that many modern scripts can be traced through it. Arabic, Hebrew, Latin, and Greek scripts are all descended from Phoenician.

The RAS'NA (Etruscan) Alphabet. The Etruscan language is universally accepted as an isolated case. It cannot be shown conclusively to be related to any other language, living or dead, except for a couple of sparsely attested extinct languages.  Here they used ancient Greek and Phoenicians signs to fit their mysterious language.

A western variety of the Greek alphabet was carried by the Euboean Greeks to Italy, and the Etruscans acquired the alphabet from them. The Etruscans in turn passed on the alphabet to the Romans.

Crop circle:Le 12 août dernier, à Ansty, une petite ville près de Salisbury dans le Wiltshire en Angleterre, un incroyable crop circle a fait son apparition

Un incroyable « crop circle » a fait son apparition à Ansty, près de Salisbury, dans le Wiltshire

Educational information: the Etruscan language, Writing, Alphabet, Numeral…

Educational information: the Etruscan language, Writing, Alphabet, Numeral system

A Greek and Roman messenger of the gods, Mercury or Hermes is a deity of wealth, trade and travelers. Using his winged sandals he named 'talaria,' he assisted many gods in delivering messages. He holds his famous symbol, the caduceus, which later became a symbol for medicine and alchemy.

Etruscan/Roman messenger Mercury/Hermes is a deity of wealth, trade and travelers. Using his winged sandals he assisted many in delivering messages. He holds his famous symbol, the caduceus, which later became a symbol for medicine

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