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It doesn't need a conference The language one writes in depends on who one wants to communicate with. If those people share English as a common language, then one would write in English. But if we were writing 500 years ago, we might choose Latin. On the other hand, if I were Chinese today, where a growing proportion of the world's research is ...


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That's a very interesting question, and the result does not only evolve when one deciphers a text, but also when new inscriptions are found. Thus, even though only one tablet was found outside of Crete before 1973, I would say the answer to your question is Linear A: there are 1427 Linear A documents with a total occurrence of 7362-7396 signs. The linear A ...


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Probably the Mayan writings and inscriptions are the largest body of undecipered writings with the most historical importance. Also, do not blithely assume ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics are well understood. Many of the "translations" of hieroglyphics, especially those found in royal tombs, are highly conjectural, and we cannot really be certain what they ...



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