A-B-C, Tu-Ta-Ti, and McDonald's Syllabarium for Tukudh (Gwich'in) in Arctic Canada

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Wayen Horowitz dedicate the following study of two syllabaries that were used to taech readung and writing in two very different academic settings at a distence of approximately 4000 years and 9000 kilometers: the syllabary tu-ta-ti from the scrible schools of early second millennium BCE Ancient Babylonia, and the syllabary beginning Ba-Be-Bi-Bo-Bu that Archdeacon Robert McDonald used to teach his Gwich'in students to read the Tukudh Bible in Arctic Canada of the late 1800's of our era.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationשירת דבורה (קובץ בעריכת חביבה ישי)
Place of Publicationבאר שבע
Publisherהוצאת הספרים של אוניברסיטת בן-גוריון
ISBN (Print)9789655362794
StatePublished - 2019

IHP publications

  • IHP publications
  • Akkadian language
  • Alaska
  • Cuneiform writing
  • Indians of North America -- Canada
  • Reading
  • Sumerian language
  • Writing


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