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Why did Boustrophedon Disappear?

From:Simon Richard Clarkstone <simon.clarkstone@...>
Date:Sunday, March 29, 2009, 21:08
Jim Rosenberg wrote:
> It is easy to speculate on why this happened. My own theory was that it > was just too hard to teach. Imagine the difficulty of having dyslexia if > your writing system uses boustrophedon (especially with glyphs reversed > depending on the direction.)
I don't think it can be that hard to teach. I have found early samples of my writing where I re-invented it, having not caught on to conventional line-wrapping at that age. I'm sure others of us will have found similar. -- src/


Paul Kershaw <ptkershaw@...>