From hieroglyphs to txt at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, clip 2
Duration: 2 mins 40 secs
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In this extract, James Clackson examines the origin of writing in the Middle East.
Dr Bert Vaux and Dr James Clackson examine different writing systems from ancient times to the present. What can writing tell us about how languages work and how the mind works?
|Collection:||Festival of Ideas 2010|
|Publisher:||University of Cambridge|
|Copyright:||University of Cambridge|
|Keywords:||festival of ideas; Linguistics; language; Writing;|