My first translation of the Minoan Script writings Linear B
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Translation of Knossos Fragment KN 190 B with the Sypersyllabogram DI by Rita Roberts Well over a year ago I became interested in the ancient script writings of the Minoans. These scripts are written on clay tablets and were discovered by Sir Arthur Evans whilst excavating the grand Palace of Knossos in Crete. It was Evans who named these scripts Linear B.My Linear B teacher and mentor Richard Vallance Janke is extremely helpful in guiding me through what would be a difficult course for me to follow. However, with Richards humour and patience and his unique way of teaching I have found this subject a delight to learn in so much that I have now completed levels 1-4 (Basic to Advanced, Part 1).Now Richard has given me my first assignment in translating Linear B fragments into English. These fragments seemed simple at a first glance as all of…
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