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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 .

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 ...

History of Written Language - Conservapedia

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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 effect of first written language on the acquisition of English literacy

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The relationship between first and second language literacy was examined by identifying the skills and processes developed in the first language that were ...

Who wrote first? - The Why Files

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Who invented writing? ... Last word on first written word? ... Writing, here, means a symbolic representation of language, not pictures representing concrete ...

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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 ...

History of Writing

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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 ...

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 ...