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2 10, 2017

Where did alphabet letters come from?

By |2019-08-22T23:48:23-07:00October 2nd, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

The first alphabet letters: the Canaanite alphabet Early Canaanite alphabet Each of the letters of the early Canaanite alphabet was the first sound of the most ordinary words in their language. The letter was a picture of that word's meaning. Who invented the alphabet? Writing before the alphabet Mesopotamian cuneiform All our West Asia articles [...]

14 09, 2017

The Jews and the Levant – West Asian history

By |2019-09-05T05:39:45-07:00September 14th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

Tel Kabri, a Canaanite palace ca. 1600 BC By the end of the Stone Age, the people who would eventually become known as the Hebrews, and then the Jews, were mostly settled down in villages, farming, though some of them may have been nomadic shepherds like Abraham and Isaac in the Bible. During the Bronze Age, the people living in Israel, [...]