Re: In Its Own Script (was: Workshops Review #4)
|From:||Balazs Sudar <conlang@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 15, 2003, 23:04|
Padraic Brown <elemtilas@...> 2003.01.15. 14:11:52 -8h-kor írta:
> Similar, to be sure, since modern western letter
> forms are descended from medieval Latin letter
> forms. Big capital letter inscriptions are easy
> enough to read (though not necessarily to
> decipher!); hand written texts are very hard to
> deal with. I've seen a few metal tablets written
> in Latin (one I think was in the Prado -
> somewhere in Madrid, anyway) and I couldn't read
> it. And it wasn't due to corrosion or wear,
> either. The letters were just not familliar. So I
> think it's not too far from reality to say that
> Latin isn't taught in its own script.AFAIK Latin had a different script in the beginning, from that our "latin" script is
only a descendant...
I lúme vin deí asi mosted!
May Heaven give you its grace!
Balazs Sudar <conlang@...>