The Phoenician alphabet, called by convention the Proto-Canaanite alphabet for
inscriptions older than around 1050 BC, is the oldest verified alphabet.
Details of the Phoenician language and alphabet, which is the ancestor of many
other alphabetic scripts, including Greek, Etruscan, Latin, Arabic and Hebrew.
Updated May 11, 2016. Phoenician Alphabet. Gold plates with Phoenician. and
Etruscan writing. You might imagine that something as simple and basic as the ...
Jan 18, 2012 ... Phoenician is a Canaanite language closely related to Hebrew. Very little is
known about the Canaanite language, except what can be ...
Apr 26, 2011 ... A basic outline of the origins of the Alphabet. Made for a school project.
The Phoenicians spread their alphabet to other people of the Near East and Asia
Minor, as well as to the Arabs, the Greeks, and the Etruscans, and as far west ...
Phoenician was a language originally spoken in the coastal (Mediterranean) ...
Notable Features - The Phoenician alphabet consists of 22 letters, many of which
Aug 6, 2014 ... By the 8th century B.C., the Phoenician alphabet had spread to Greece, where it
was refined and enhanced to record the Greek language.
1 : an extinct northern Semitic alphabet used by the Phoenicians of Syria and
their Carthaginian colonists from the 13th century b.c. and the immediate
Jul 16, 2014 ... The Phoenician alphabet was an alphabetic script that was used in the territories
of modern-day Lebanon, Syria and Palestine from about the ...