How writing got civilized - History of Writing Systems #3 (Logographs)

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John Horgan
by NativLang
published on 12 October 2017
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Watch prehistoric pictures turn into written words as ancient civilizations around the world learn to write for the very first time!

You took Thoth's Pill. Now your journey continues. Leave the cave days behind and take a leap into history with logographs. Early writing systems from China to Egypt to Sumer to Mesoamerica use these word symbols in their earliest writings.

Who was the first to write? Was writing invented independently in many places around the world? How did the oldest writing systems work? Explore these questions as your trip goes on.

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NativLang, . (2017, October 12). How writing got civilized - History of Writing Systems #3 (Logographs). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1294/how-writing-got-civilized---history-of-writing-sys/

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NativLang, . "How writing got civilized - History of Writing Systems #3 (Logographs)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1294/how-writing-got-civilized---history-of-writing-sys/.

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NativLang, . "How writing got civilized - History of Writing Systems #3 (Logographs)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Oct 2017. Web. 19 Oct 2021.