The Story of the Alphabet by Edward Clodd

The Story of the Alphabet

byEdward Clodd

Kobo ebook | July 26, 2014

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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and Index

CONTENTS
I. INTRODUCTORY
II. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE ALPHABET
III. MEMORY-AIDS AND PICTURE-WRITING
(a) Mnemonic
(b) Pictorial
(c) Ideographic
(d) Phonetic
IV. CHINESE, JAPANESE, AND COREAN SCRIPTS
V. CUNEIFORM WRITING
VI. EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHICS
(a) Hieroglyphic Writing
(b) Hieratic Writing
(c) Demotic Writing
VII. THE ROSETTA STONE
VIII. EGYPTIAN WRITING IN ITS RELATION TO OTHER SCRIPTS
IX. CRETAN AND ALLIED SCRIPTS
X. GREEK PAPYRI
The Diffusion of the "Phoenician" Alphabet —
(a) Aramean
(b) Sabean
(c) Hellenic

XI. RUNES AND OGAMS
INDEX

Title:The Story of the AlphabetFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 26, 2014Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN:9990045494562

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