Splendid work, Rita! You are really earning your greatly enhanced facilities at dealing with Mycenaean Linear B, now that you are at the University level. I am of course going to reblog this excellent study now. I AM impressed. If I have any comments or suggestions, I shall let you know, just in case you plan on posting it on academia.edu, which I strongly suggest you do. Please let me look through it first, as I am sure I can add a very positive evaluation of your work, which you can add to your paper. Kudos. Richard

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It was after making surprising studies related to ancient Greece Heinrich Schliemann attempted a dig at Mycenae in August 1876. The nature of the discoveries at Mycenae were so dramatic that Mycenaean became the name for the whole culture that spread across Greece. Although Schliemann  discovered no writing his student Arthur Evans did. On Crete he found tablets with two types of cryptic scripts which he named Linear A and Linear B. Later Linear B. tablets were found on the mainland associated with the Mycenaean culture. In 1952 Michael Ventris identified a decipherment of Linear B as an old form of Greek and new information became available about the nature of the Mycenaean culture.

The texts turned out to be accounting lists rather than poetry or mythology. This writing system was most likely confined to a minority of the population who were professional scribes. By correlating the information  from clay tablet…

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