Cuneiform to Hieroglyphics: The Evolution of Western Alphabets

The alphabet we use to write today in the modern western world has evolved over the millennia from the Near Eastern line of symbols and pictographs, known as the Mesopotamian cuneiform writing system. It evolved into ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic text and was later adapted by the Phoenicians into letters, emerging as the first alphabet system.

Cuneiform to Hieroglyphics: The Evolution of Western Alphabets

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