Linear B: An Introduction

Linear B: An Introduction

By: J.T. Hooker (author)Paperback

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This introduction is suitable for the student with some knowledge of Greek who wishes to have access to Linear B material. Part One places the development of the Linear B script against its historical background; the earlier varieties of Aegean writing are discusses, and Ventris' decipherment of Linear B is described and the Mycenaean dialect of Greek is examined. In Part two, the reader is taken through a number of important Linear B texts. These are presented first in a 'normalised' transcription of the Linear B characters, so as to induce familiarity with the lay-out of the original texts, secondly in transliteration, and thirdly in translation where this is possible.

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  • publication date: 01/06/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780906515624
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 218
  • ID: 9780906515624
  • weight: 299
  • ISBN10: 0906515629

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