Re: Novus Scriptio [was: capitolisation]
|From:||Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 27, 2004, 17:26|
Barbara Barrett wrote:
> Personally I'd love to hear about your scripts, and if they played as
> important a part in your con-cultures as Novus Scriptio did in mine.
The Kassi script isn't nearly so integrated into their culture. :-) It
is a simple syllabary (well, *was*, a simply syllabary in Classical
times, but post-Imperial times the language had changed so much that the
script was now a mixed alphabet/syllabry). According to legend, it was
invented by a man (!) called simply naNg'atimagli (the Letter-Maker).
Previously, they had used an ill-suited logographic script inherited
from the Sanle who formerly ruled them. A few of the logograms
remained, including the numbers (which were base-6, although Uatakassi