Some articles on celtiberian, celtiberians:
... The Celtiberian script is a paleohispanic script that was the main means of written expression of the Celtiberian language, an extinct Continental Celtic language, also expressed in Latin alphabet ... The basic Celtiberian signary contains 26 signs, instead of the 28 signs of the original model, the northeastern Iberian script, because the Celtiberians exclude one ... Also, the Iberian sign “s” is transcribed as “z” in Celtiberian, because it is assumed that it sometimes expresses the fricative result of an ancient dental occlusive ("d"), while the Iberian sign “s ...
Famous quotes containing the word inscriptions:
“Our earth is degenerate in these latter days. Bribery and corruption are common. Children no longer obey their parents. . . . The end of the world is evidently approaching. Sound familiar? It is, in fact, the lament of a scribe in one of the earliest inscriptions to be unearthed in Mesopotamia, where Western civilization was born.”
—C. John Sommerville (20th century)