century Syriac Estrangela manuscript of John Chrysostom's Homily on the Gospel of John
The Elamites were non-Semitic Alpine people who had migrated to the Persian plateau in prehistoric times and Susa became their primary capital of the kingdom. The Elamite language is regarded by the vast majority of linguists as a language isolate and has no close relation to the neighbouring Semitic languages or to Sumerian.
The Ugaritic script is a cuneiform used from around 1400 BC to write Canaanite language was discovered in Ugarit (modern Ras Shamra), Syria It has 30 letters. Other languages (particularly Hurrian) were occasionally written in the Ugaritic script.