This is a list of languages arranged by the approximate dates of the oldest
existing texts recording a complete sentence in the language. It does not include
Sumerian language, language isolate and the oldest written language in
existence. First attested about 3100 bc in southern Mesopotamia, it flourished
Writing is the physical manifestation of a spoken language. ... The Sumerians first
invented writing as a means of long-distance communication which was ...
Sumerians created cuneiform script over 5000 years ago. It was the world's first
written language. The last known cuneiform inscription was written in 75 AD.
Mar 14, 2011 ... Sumerian is the earliest known language to have been written down. Its script,
cuneiform, was developed in Sumer for this purpose. Ancient ...
The first human author to write down the biblical record was Moses. ... of Ezra
and Daniel and one verse in Jeremiah were written in a language called Aramaic
Feb 15, 2014 ... If this theory is correct, it would make the script the oldest written language ever
found, predating the Sumerian writings in Mesopotamia, and ...
Jul 20, 2016 ... The earliest language was that developed in the "fertile crescent," which ... It
appears the first writing in China was symbolic marking on oracle ...
The relationship between first and second language literacy was examined by
identifying the skills and processes developed in the first language that were ...
Who invented writing? ... Last word on first written word? ... Writing, here, means
a symbolic representation of language, not pictures representing concrete ...