Aramaic alphabet

Aramaic alphabet “Hebrew writing and Arabic writing go from east to west, Latin writing, from west to east. Languages are like cats: You must not stroke their hair the wrong way.

Aramaic (ארמית, Arāmît): The Aramaic alphabet was adaptaed from the Phoenician alphabet during the 8th century BC and was used to write the Aramaic language until about 600 AD. The Aramaic alphabet was adapted to write quite a few other languages, and developed into a number of new alphabets, including the Hebrew square script and cursive script, Nabataean, Syriac, Palmyrenean, Mandaic, Sogdian, Mongolian and probably the Old Turkic script. (...)

Aramaic (ארמית, Arāmît): The Aramaic alphabet was adaptaed from the Phoenician alphabet during the century BC and was used to write the Aramaic language until about 600 AD.

ARAMAIC The Aramaic language was the international trade language of the ancient Middle East between 1000 and 600 BCE, spoken from the Mediterranean coast to the borders of India. Its script, derived from Phoenician and first attested during the 9th century BCE, also became extremely popular and was adopted by many people with or without any previous writing system

ARAMAIC The Aramaic language was the international trade language of the…

Development of the Early Aramaic Alphabet | Imperial Aramaic… | Flickr

Development of the Early Aramaic Alphabet | Imperial Aramaic… | Flickr

Reading Hebrew Tombstones ~ Neat charts and info: http://www.pinterest.com/t3225/biblical-charts/

Hebrew Alef Bet (alphabet) with a little gematria on the side. Every Hebrew letter has a much deeper meaning behind it than how to speak the word. The language of the Creator!

The Syriac Aramaic Alphabet.  First noted was the Estrangelo script (called Estrangela in the Chaldean Churches) in the manuscripts of St. Ephrem of Edessa, Syria.  Geographic differentiation produced a second script of Western Syriac called Serto, a simplified writing form of Estrangelo for the Antiochene Churches, and a third script of Eastern Syriac known as Madnhaya for the Chaldean Churches.  A fourth Syriac script known as Karshuni (or Garshuni) was later employed for copying Arabic…

The Syriac Aramaic Alphabet. First noted was the Estrangelo script (called…

Aramaic alphabet - Wikipedia Bilingual Greek and Aramaic inscription by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka the Great at Kandahar, Afghanistan, 3rd century BC.

Aramaic alphabet - Wikipedia Bilingual Greek and Aramaic inscription by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka the Great at Kandahar, Afghanistan, century BC.

Ancient Scripts: Aramaic

The Aramaic Alphabets.

"The Aramaic alphabet is adapted from the Phoenician alphabet and became distinctive from it by the 8th century BCE. The letters all represent consonants, some of which are matres lectionis, which also indicate long vowels."

Bilingual (Greek and Aramaic) edict by Emperor Ashoka from the century BCE was discovered in the southern city of Kandahar.

The Aramaic alphabet, first used by tribes from Aram, a large area in what is now Syria, is a major early derivation from the North Semitic script. The gestural curves of the Aramaic alphabet evolved into the Hebrew and Arabic alphabet.

The Aramaic alphabet, first used by tribes from Aram, a large area in what is now Syria, is a major early derivation from the North Semitic script. The gestural curves of the Aramaic alphabet evolved into the Hebrew and Arabic alphabet.

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