Canto Classics

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    The languages of the ancient world and the mysterious scripts, long undeciphered, in which they were encoded have represented one of the most intriguing problems of classical archaeology in modern times. This celebrated account of the decipherment of Linear B in the 1950s by Michael Ventris was written by his close collaborator in the momentous discovery. In revealing the secrets of Linear B it offers a valuable survey of late Minoan and Mycenaean archaeology, uncovering fascinating details of the religion and economic history of an ancient civilisation.

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    Number of Pages: 174
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781107691766
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    Listed in: Writing systems, alphabets, Classical history & classical civilisation, Classical Greek & Roman archaeology
    Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

    Books by John Chadwick

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