Konosos

Although Linear A* and Linear B are deemed distinct scripts, their mutual influence is demonstrated through phonetic comparisons (see Younger).  And, although both Linear B and Arcado-Cypriot (Linear C) are deemed Greek scripts, there has been no concerted effort to compare them, perhaps because it is believed that the two Greek scripts represent separate dialects that bear little relationship to one another.

I disagree with such an assessment, which, I believe, arises from a limited understanding about the influence among the three scripts.  On the contrary, I believe that both Linear B and, to a surprising degree, Linear A  provide glimpses into the early, Greek language and that Linear C helps to bridge the gap between the early and the classical periods.

For example, in Linear B, we see the emergence of word-final /ν/ and /ς/ in words such as ki-to to ki-to-ne > κιθών (kiton) or χιτών (khiton) “a tunic” and

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