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Title : Greeks and Goths a Study on the Runes
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ISBN : 9781116441956
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 152 Pages
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  • dragonhelmuk
    2019-04-20 13:27

    Taylor on the runes...“That they should have been independently invented by the Teutons is a solution which must be regarded B The Futhorcs. as quite out of the question. The history of the invention of alphabetic writing shows the enormous difficulty of such an undertaking. It was only through the slow developments of many centuries that the united genius of the Phoenicians and the Greeks, the two most cultured races of the South, succeeded at last in elaborating a pure alphabet out of the cumbrous picture writing of the Egyptian Hieroglyphics. That an equivalent result should have been attained off hand by any semi-barbarous Teutonic tribe is quite incredible.“Taylor on the Welsh supremacy! (brave)“On these grounds we may conclude that the Pembrokeshire colony was earlier in date than the settlements on the opposite Irish coasts ; or, at all events, that the Oghams must have been employed in Wales for some considerable period before they were introduced into Ireland. “Interesting...“the Saxons, like the kindred confederations of Franks and Lombards, seem to have been unacquainted with the runes, as thus only can we account for the entire absence of runic stones from the Saxon parts of England. Eunic inscriptions have been found in no inconsiderable numbers in Yorkshire, Durham, Northumberland, and Cumberland, but not one in Wessex, Sussex, Essex, Mercia, or even in East Anglia. “