Minoan Linear A

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1974 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 272 pages
 

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While not a ripping narrative and not a grammar, Packard's book on Minoan Linear A is a great analysis of the known symbols and documents. Linear A is yet undeciphered. Read full review

Contents

List of Figures
13
Introduction
19
LIST OF TABLES
26
Classification of Tablets
38
SignGroups in A Series Lists p
48
Lists Sharing SignGroups with A Lists p
50
Items in B Series lists p
54
Items in E Series Lists p
59
Evidence for Phonetic Values p
95
Morphological Evidence by Decipherment p
97
Parallels between Linear A and B p
98
Confirmation by Phonetic Value p
99
Confirmation by Sign p 101
101
Hints About the Phonology of the Minoan Langauge
112
NonFinal Vowels in Linear B p 118
118
Consonants in Linear B p 119
119

Tablets Listed by Class and Scribe p
65
The Phonetic Values
67
Linear B Total Frequency p
85
Linear B Initial Percentage p
86
Linear A Complete Frequency p
87
Linear A Frequency 4 x 10 p
88
Linear A Initial Percentage p
89
Linear B Words in Linear A p
92
Individual Signs
94
Alternations within Linear A
123
Parallels with Linear B
139
Parallels with Hypothetical Phonetic Values
155
Random Decipherments of Linear A
178
Linear A Sign Frequency
193
Linear B Sign Frequency
206
Linear B Sign Frequency by Word Class
223
Linear A SignGroups in Transliteration
255
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