Westward to Greece
Discusses current theories on the origin of the Semitic alphabet. Illustrates the acrophonic principle of alphabetization by the development of several letters from the Semitic through the Greek and finally to their Latin forms. Explains the emergence of the Greek letters into Eastern and Western systems. Features Dr. Frank Baxter.
Department of Cinema, University of Southern California; Dr. Frank C. Baxter; David W. Johnson; Richard G. Harber; Daniel H. Wiegand; Melvin Sloan; William C. Jersey; Douglas W. Gallez; The Rudy Saltzer Singers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Alphabet ; Communication and culture, History ; Language.
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1 Film (0:29:31); 16mm
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IULMIA Film Database: 40000003366475; Other: GR00423846; MDPI Barcode: 40000003366475
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