Mysteries of the Alphabet: The Origins of Writing ebook
by Josephine Bacon,Marc-Alain Ouaknin
This book offers a lighthearted and fascinating voyage back to the origins of our alphabet. The book is divided into easily readable sections of three parts. Each reading is followed by charts or clear images of text for example, remarks, definitions, summary, and notes.
This book offers a lighthearted and fascinating voyage back to the origins of our alphabet. - African Sun Times 7/5-11/99. Part-one deals with history, part-two with evolution of each letter of the alphabet, part-three is the conclusion and isn't really informative. The bibliography has 131 entries but most aren't even english books since this book was translated from french.
Marc-Alain Ouaknin, Josephine Bacon (Translator). Very intriguing history of the alphabet. This book explores the alphabet from its origins in the pictograms of 3500 years ago that reproduced a material object. This is more of an academic resource than a book. In brief, this led to phonograms, that no longer referred to an image, but a sound.
some content may be lost due to the binding of the book.
Alphabet, Writing, Alphabet, Écriture, Alphabet, Geschichte. New York : Abbeville Press. some content may be lost due to the binding of the book.
by Marc-Alain Ouaknin. The Mystery Of Numbers. This is a wonderfully illustrated book on the evolution of the alphabetic writing, translated from French. The author is a professor in comparative literature at Bar-Ilan U in Tel Aviv and director of the Aleph Center for Jewish Studies in Paris, an author of academic, fictional, and children's literature.
Ouaknin, Marc-Alain; Bacon, Josephine (1999). Mysteries of the Alphabet: The Origins of Writing. The Story of Writing. Thames and Hudson Ltd, London. Letter Perfect: The Marvelous History of Our Alphabet from A to Z. Broadway Books.
1. Mysteries of the Alphabet. Marc A. Ouaknin, Marc-Alain Oauknin. Published by Abbeville Press (1999). ISBN 10: 0789205238 ISBN 13: 9780789205230.
Part I Origin and evolution: brief history of writing pictograms, ideograms and phonograms the turquoise woman - Protosinaic pictograms the example of the letter Aleph how Aleph became Alpha. Part II The alphabet. Part III The revolution of archaeography. View PDF. Save to Library.
Part I Origin and evolution: brief history of writing; pictograms, ideograms and phonograms; the turquoise woman - Protosinaic pictograms; the example of the letter Aleph; how Aleph became Alpha.
Place of Publication.
Read full description. See details and exclusions. Sold byrobertnyko (1866)100. 0% positive FeedbackContact seller. Place of Publication. 248 Illustrations, Bibliography.
The Burnt Book by Ouaknin, Marc-Alain.