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Re: Got an idea

From:Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>
Date:Saturday, January 8, 2005, 0:57
On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 19:29:15 -0500, Matt Arriola <azathoth500@...>

> I read about someone (on this list?) converting their conscript into > cuneiform, and then eventually turning it into a kind of shorthand.
That would be me, for Thagojian.
> I tried this for myself and this is what I got:
Here is the first line of Beowulf in Thagojian Demotic... I don't know whether I'm going to apply a second round of "evolution" to the script, to simplify it even further. I guess a thousand-ish years pass between the pure cuneiform phase and the start of texts in the Hellenistic script (based on Greek/Coptic/Hebrew)... Paul