[Complete] In the Path of the Alphabet, F. Jermain - lt

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Post by Lynnet » August 20th, 2017, 8:41 pm

In the Path of the Alphabet by Frances Jermain ( - 1905).

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Language: we all use it and few of us think about the form it takes on the page. But how did the transmittal of ideas in written form evolve from Egyptian hieroglyphics to the ABCs in use in most countries around the world today? This work, written by a librarian and scholar, draws on previously published works and also direct correspondence with archaeologists still uncovering secrets in Egypt and Mesopotamia. Her death left this work unfinished, but others were able to polish it for publication. ( Lynne Thompson)
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Writing & Linguistics

    Keywords that describe the book: Babylon, Persia, hieroglyphics, mesopotamia, cuneiform, inscription, tel-el-amarna letters, proto-medic, zoroaster

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Post by Availle » August 20th, 2017, 11:20 pm

How interesting!

Could I read sections 1 and 2 about the Hieroglyphs and the Cuneiforms please?


I have been looking for something concerning Champollion's deciphering of the hieroglyphs, but I came up empty... Surely, there must be something out there, given that the French (and not just them) were all crazy about Egypt at that time?
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Post by Lynnet » August 21st, 2017, 2:46 am

Availle wrote:How interesting!

Could I read sections 1 and 2 about the Hieroglyphs and the Cuneiforms please?


I have been looking for something concerning Champollion's deciphering of the hieroglyphs, but I came up empty... Surely, there must be something out there, given that the French (and not just them) were all crazy about Egypt at that time?
Assigned! And I have no idea... I admit it is something I haven't thought that much about until now.
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Post by HZFerr » September 7th, 2017, 6:50 pm

May I claim Preface for PL? Is this standard with text?
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Post by Lynnet » September 7th, 2017, 7:42 pm

HZFerr wrote:May I claim Preface for PL? Is this standard with text?
This is standard PL, which means you don't need to read along -- just listen for repeated phrases and stumbles etc. unless it is something completely off the wall (then check the text!).
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Post by HZFerr » September 8th, 2017, 12:53 pm

Standard :thumbs:

PL for Preface completed.

PL OK
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Post by Lynnet » September 8th, 2017, 1:04 pm

HZFerr wrote:Standard :thumbs:

PL for Preface completed.

PL OK
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Post by HZFerr » September 12th, 2017, 12:04 pm

Yes, DPL without MW. :D
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Post by Lynnet » September 12th, 2017, 4:17 pm

HZFerr wrote:Yes, DPL without MW. :D
You don't want access?
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Post by HZFerr » September 12th, 2017, 6:15 pm

DPL without the privileges is fine with me. :)
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Post by Lynnet » September 28th, 2017, 2:34 am

Chapter 3 is ready for PL.
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Post by HZFerr » September 28th, 2017, 4:08 pm

sect 3. Phonetism

PL OK. (I can post in MW.) :D

great job of reading :thumbs:
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Post by Lynnet » September 28th, 2017, 4:36 pm

HZFerr wrote:sect 3. Phonetism

PL OK. (I can post in MW.) :D

great job of reading :thumbs:
Thank you... you wouldn't believe how many times I had to say 'phonetism'! It kept coming out more like 'fanaticism' :roll:

So what's different? Why can you get in now? I didn't do anything...
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Post by HZFerr » September 30th, 2017, 8:59 am

:D In one of my other projects, someone posted very, very, simple step by step instructions. Nothing like the Youtube stuff. And it worked. :clap:
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Post by HZFerr » October 4th, 2017, 5:25 pm

'phonetism'! :shock:

That is why I PL :wink:
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