Cracking Codes

Cracking Codes

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The story of the stone's discovery and the so-called battle of the decipherers which it inspired.... is of course a convention, is the so-called Levantine order, which follows the order of the Phoenician and Hebrew scripts, as preserved in acrostic poems and ... An alternative order, which is present in Ethiopic and Old South Arabian, has been shown to be as ancient as the Levantine order, and may be the same as that used by the Egyptians.28 OTHER DECIPHERED AND UNDECIPHERED SCRIPTSanbsp;...

Title:Cracking Codes
Author:R. B. Parkinson, Whitfield Diffie, Mary Fischer, R. S. Simpson
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 1999


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