Tag Archives: Jean-Pierre Olivier

Mycenae transliterations updated

I’ve added a number of Mycenae transliterations from Carratelli’s 1964 Documenta Mycenaea to my current subset of TITHEMY transliterations, confirming with Duhoux’s 2008 “Mycenaean Anthology” where possible (which unveiled some minor discrepancies in Carratelli’s work). Secondary source confirmations greatly appreciated … Continue reading

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Linear B Biblio Project

Added preliminary data for the Thebes TH Fq series to the Linear B Transliterations section. 30 June 2011 Added prelims for the Knossos KN Ag series.

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Clarifying symbols on HT101

For review: Linear A Numbers This sassy little excerpt appears on HT101. HT101′s header includes the ligature A578 which is AB120 ligatured to AB 78 (QE). Younger transcribes it as SA-RA2 AB120 #41# A302 #10# A506 #3# GORILA transcribes it … Continue reading

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Starting from Q

1 Dec 2010 19:34: Edited to add: make sure to read Andras’ comment on the Q* series in Linear B, etc. – it is full of useful information that helps provide further context for this subject The Q* Phonemes Being … Continue reading

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The Administration of Neopalatial Crete: Ilse Schoep’s dissertation

Suplementos a MINOS no. 17 The Administration of Neopalatial Crete: A Critical Assessment of the Linear A Tablets and Their Role in the Administrative Process by Ilse Schoep You’ve perused all five volumes of GORILA and are now familiar with … Continue reading

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The Phaistos Disk on the National Geographic Channel Sept. 27

http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/episode/the-blood-of-christ-5049/Overview Less famous then the Shroud of Turin, could the Shroud of Oviedo actually be Christ’s burial cloth? NGC traces the blood-stained relic to Israel in a quest to determine whether it holds Christ’s DNA, and in a most chilling … Continue reading

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