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Homer and the Origin of the Greek Alphabet

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The purpose of this challenging book is to inquire systematically into the historical causes that underlay the radical shift from earlier and less efficient writing systems to the use of alphabetic writing.
Paperback, 308 pages
Published January 19th 1997 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 1991)
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Powell argues for date of around 800-750. And, the they were written down probably by the person who adapted the Phonecian alphabet to write hexameter poetry.
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