Re: Kassi Script
|From:||Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, June 13, 2004, 4:44|
On Saturday, June 12, 2004, at 12:14 , Barbara Barrett wrote:
> Soory bout this; it got shuffled and I didn't notice till now. BB
>> IIRC the Greeks had it both ways - attributing letters both to the god
>> Hermes/Thoth and to an historical personage who's name escapes me for the
>> moment ;-).
Kadmos, king of Thebes (i.e. the Thebes in Boiotia, Grrece, not the Thebes
in Egypt) - he was credited with introducing Phoenician letters to Greece.
"A mind which thinks at its own expense will always
interfere with language." J.G. Hamann, 1760