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.
The Phoenician script is an important "trunk" in the alphabet tree, in that many
modern scripts can be traced through it. Arabic, Hebrew, Latin, and Greek scripts
Alphabetic writing was already well established in the Late Bronze Age at Ugarit
where a cuneiform script was used. The Phoenician alphabetic script was ...
Jan 3, 2017 ... Phoenician alphabet led to Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic, Roman, Arabic and modern
alphabets; origin among ancient Phoenicians, Western Sinai, ...
Before circa 1000 BCE Phoenician was written using cuneiform symbols that
were common across Mesopotamia. The first signs of the Phoenician alphabet ...
Jul 20, 1998 ... Writing system that developed out of the North Semitic alphabet and was spread
over the Mediterranean area by Phoenician traders. It is the ...
Phoenician is a Semitic language of the Canaanite subgroup; its closest living ...
Notable Features - The Phoenician alphabet consists of 22 letters, many of ...
From the ancient writing systems of the Middle East to the Phoenician Alphabet.
The Alphabet developed by the Phoenicians was the one that was widely
received and readily adapted throughout the Mediterranean and the West.