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Ugarit-Alphabet

Symposium on Syria's Ugaritic Alphabet

(Al-Ibrahim | DP-News-Sana)

Paris, College De France hosted a Symposium about Syria's Ugaritic Alphabet under the patronage of the President of the French Senate Gerard Larcher.
The Symposium, on the 80th anniversary of deciphering Ugaritic Cuneiform Alphabet, focuses at the inspirational influence and impact of Ugaritic system of writing on languages and writing systems which came after it, like the Aramaic, Greek, Latin and other modern languages.

Words delivered in the opening ceremony highlighted the importance of the Syrian-French cooperation in archeology filed, citing the French role in deciphering Ugaritic Alphabet.

The Ugaritic Alphabet is a cuneiform (wedge-shaped) abjad used from around 1400 BCE for Ugaritic and discovered in Ugarit (modern Ras Shamra), Syria, in 1928. It has 31 letters.

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tarif sioufi - architect - syria            12/22/2011 10:47:38 PM
it is impressive to find this tablets which proof the beginning of human trial , to express himself by finding symbols which is the letters we write in different language, i am proud to be syrian
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