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List of languages by first written accounts - Wikipedia, the free ...

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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 | Britannica.com

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Sumerian language, language isolate and the oldest written language in existence. First attested about 3100 bc in southern Mesopotamia, it flourished during ...

History of Writing - Historian.net

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Language existed long before writing, emerging probably simultaneously with ... We see the first evidence for this with incised "counting tokens" about 9,000 ...

In what language was the Bible first written? — Biblica

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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 .

Writing - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Writing is the physical manifestation of a spoken language. ... The Sumerians first invented writing as a means of long-distance communication which was ...

Ask A Linguist FAQ: Oldest Language - LINGUIST List

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If you're counting surviving languages, Chinese is often cited (first written in 1500 BC), but Greek is a possible tie because it was written in Linear B beginning ca ...

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Feb 3, 2016 ... The introduction of writing systems changed the world. It allowed humans to physically express thoughts and language, as well as record ...
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Jun 29, 2015 ... All the world has writing system from ancient time, but all represent are represented in the pictorial form of writing system. Tamil is the only ...

What was the first written language? - Quora

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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 ...

What are the oldest languages in the world? - Quora

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The factual answer to which is the oldest language is that there is no such thing as ... so we have to agree to rely on written texts only, for lack of a better solution.

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Breakthrough in world's oldest undeciphered writing - BBC News

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Oct 25, 2012 ... The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied ... This is a writing system - and not a spoken language - so there's no ...

Cuneiform Writing @ University of Pennsylvania Museum of ...

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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.

Is the Danube Valley Civilization script the oldest writing in the world ...

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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 ...