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Rita Roberts’ Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 194 Bg 03, Girls & Boys

06 Sep

This Re-blog is for those of my fellow bloggers good enough to follow my progress in this fascinating study of Linear B Minoan Script Writings.

Minoan Linear A, Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

Rita Roberts’ Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 194 Bg 03, Girls & Boys (Click to ENLARGE):

Knossos Linear B KN 194 B g 03Not too long ago, my most advanced Linear B student graduated to actually translating Linear B tablets from Scripta Minoa at Knossos. But I did not simply assign her ordinary tablets with syllabograms only on them. Instead, I tossed her headlong in the sea, expecting her to sink or swim, as the old saying goes. And she swam, and is swimming better and better with every translation she accomplishes. While this translation of one of scores of Linear B tablets at Knossos is relatively straightforward, the one in the next post is trickier, and she got them both bang on.I also recently assigned several sheep, rams and ewes tablets to Rita, and she should be starting to post her translations of these relatively soon. In this endeavour, she will be assisting me…

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