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The Ancient Lemnian Language and Its Connection to Etruscan

The ancient language of Lemnian, which was spoken on the Greek island of Lemnos in the first millennium BC, was very closely connected with the Etruscan language, as uncovered inscriptions have found. There have been sixteen inscription remnants found that...

How Are the Ancient Greek and Hebrew Alphabets Related?

The Greek alphabet has a long and fascinating history. In fact, its origin goes right back to one of the very earliest writing systems in all of human civilization, Egyptian hieroglyphs. Part of that fascinating heritage involves a surprising...

Decoding Linear A, the Ancient Minoan Writing System

Linear A, a writing system that was used by the ancient Minoans from 1800 to 1450 BC, has intrigued and frustrated experts for centuries. Despite the fact that it has never been fully decrypted, scientists and archaeologists believe they...