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The Sanacon Universal writing system (prototype)
Jonathan Norris saved to Conlang inspiration
Matt Baker, the creater of the Evolution of the English Alphabet chart, traced the English alphabet all the way back to Proto-Sinaitic in 1750 BCE. This chart is a simplified version of his complete work called Writing Systems of the World and both can be found on UsefulCharts.com .
Rich Villamin saved to Word
Picture of Cuneiform is a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia stock photo, images and stock photography. Image 62918674.
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It might be likely that your upcoming fiction novel needs a made-up language. This infographic teaches you how to create conlangs for all your literary needs.
Luca F. saved to world building
A pictogram is an ideogram that conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object. Egyptian hieroglyphs were the formal writing system used in Ancient Egypt. It combined…
Download this stock image: A pictogram is an ideogram that conveys its meaning through its pictorial resemblance to a physical object. Egyptian hieroglyphs were the formal writing system used in Ancient Egypt. It combined logographic, syllabic and alphabetic elements, with a total of some 1,000 distinct characters. The Phoenician alphabet, called by convention the Proto-Canaanite alphabet for inscriptions older than around 1050 BC, is the oldest verified alphabet. The Phoenician alphabet is…
Mel Dotts saved to Ancient Sacred Script
This weblog explores asemic writing in relation to post-literate culture
Alec AAAAAAAAAAAAA saved to Conlangs
“Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics - the only writing system that uses letter rotation to indicate vowels. Clever and beautiful!”
Rabbit Stoddard saved to Document
Greek Mythology Link - a collection of myths retold by Carlos Parada, author of Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology.
Joan Huffman saved to alphabets
“The Cistercian numerals are a forgotten number system, developed by the Cistercian monastic order in the early thirteenth century, much more compact than Arabic or Roman numerals: with a single character you could write any integer from 1 to 9999 [more: https://t.co/8TS1FZkGko]”
Kent Brewster saved to Art I Wish I'd Made