Manage episode 296765978 series 2916769
In a long series that explores the ancient Aegean cultures, peoples and civilizations of the Bronze Age we host PhD student Theodore Nash on a fascinating topic and that is the history, development and archaeology relating to ancient Aegean scripts and their writing systems.
From exploring the complexity of Linear A, Linear B and Cretan hieroglyphs to looking at the archaeology surrounding this subject we are taken on a journey into an obscure and complicated subject.
Though studying ancient writing systems lacks the imaginative glory of an ancient battlefield or the suspense of court intrigue I can't stress enough how important it is to study writing in the ancient world and why that history matters because without studying the history of writing you will never truly understand our history itself.
Support our awesome guest PhD Student Theodore Nash below!
History Blog: https://mycenaeanmiscellany.wordpress.com/--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/antiquity-middlages/support