(from) Akkadian syllabary | (to) Hebrew symbolism

First, a brief history lesson: The earliest Sumerians sailed from [wherever their origins were], and settled along the marshes of southern Mesopotamia. Their predecessors (much earlier Sumerians) scribed on papyrus and vellum (skin), but in their new settlement, they found an abundance of clay; a much more resourceful medium for the scribes! At that point, the Sumerian... Continue Reading →

Double Identity

I had to shed some light on the development of this menacing-looking character. He's not so menacing once you get to know him! I updated all that information, and more, on the About This Blog page. Enjoy. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

Liszt Ferencz

October 21st, 2012. With heavy eyelids, I read midway through Bertrand Russell's “Knowledge on Acquaintance and Knowledge by Description” to prepare for an Analytic Philosophy class. It had probably been my third time rereading the denser sections—my mission for understanding seemed arduous, and I had gone without proper sleep for several days. So in my library cubicle, I snoozed whilst... Continue Reading →

Judæo-Islamic Calligraphy!

I plan to post my Arabic and Hebrew calligraphy on this page (hover mouse over Artwork in the Menu). I posted one of my old scrap pieces below — two additional, much nicer pieces (+ more descriptions on the nature of this Judæo-Arabic category) can be viewed by following the above link! Jerusalem. People…near and far, time and time... Continue Reading →

Semitic Scripts and MORE

Hello! This WordPress blog is still under serious construction. Please come back soon :) For the time-being, I will limit myself to sharing my simpler pieces from my Portfolio and some doodles/scraps! One of my prime interests is learning the relations between two similar languages, like Hebrew and Arabic, and how+why scripts of different languages, like... Continue Reading →

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