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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuneiform_script

Cuneiform script (/kjuːˈniːᵻfɔːrm/ kew-NEE-i-form or /kjuːˈneɪᵻfɔːrm/ kew-NAY-i-form ... The original Sumerian script was adapted for the writing of the Semitic Akkadian (Assyrian/Babylonian), Eblaite .... In the 15th century, the Venetian Barbero explored ancient ruins in the Middle East and came back with news of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Cuneiform_script

Cuneiform script one of the earliest systems of writing, was invented by the Sumerians. ...... Cuneiform script was used in many ways in ancient Mesopotamia .

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumerian_language

Sumerian is the language of ancient Sumer and a language isolate that was spoken in .... The "proto-literate" period of Sumerian writing spans c. 3300 to 3000 ...

www.ancientscripts.com/sumerian.html

The Sumerians were one of the earliest urban societies to emerge in the world, in Southern Mesopotamia more than 5000 years ago. They developed a writing ...

www.omniglot.com/writing/sumerian.htm

Details of the Sumerian cuneiform script, the world's oldest writing system, which was used to write Sumerian, ... http://www.ancientscripts.com/sumerian.html

www.ancient.eu/cuneiform

Cuneiform is a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia c. 3500-3000 BCE. It is considered the most significant...

www.ancient.eu/Sumerian_Language

Nov 7, 2015 ... We do not have a lot of evidence for Sumerian writing during the Sargonic period (c. 2300 – c. 2100 BCE). Scribes were centrally trained in ...

www.history.com/news/history-lists/9-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-ancient-sumerians

Dec 16, 2015 ... Sometime around 4000 B.C., ancient Sumerian culture emerged on a sun- scorched ... Cuneiform writing was used for over 3,000 years.

www.ducksters.com/history/mesopotamia/sumerian_writing.php

History >> Ancient Mesopotamia The Sumerians developed the first form of writing. As Sumerian towns grew into cities, the people needed a way to keep track of ...