Saturday, January 08, 2011

12 - The Syllable PE : Origins of Writing in Western Civilization and the Kaulins Minoan Aegean Sign Concordance (MinAegCon™): A Syllabic Grid of Mycenaean Greek Linear B Script, the Cypriot Syllabary, the Phaistos Disk, two Old Elamite Scripts, the Inscription on the Axe of Arkalochori, and Comparable Signs from Sumerian Pictographs and Egyptian Hieroglyphs

This is the 12th posting in this series (which started here), and presents the Syllable PE in the Syllabic Grid. Each syllable is presented in its own posting.

There is first a scan of a "syllabic" table excerpt from the original Microsoft Word manuscript -- the links there are not clickable because it is one image.

That image is followed by the original text -- the links there are clickable -- but you can not see the Aegean Fonts or images embedded in Microsoft Word, as these do not resolve in Blogger, so you will see "a ? ? filler".


The Syllable PE in the Minoan Aegean Sign Concordance (by Andis Kaulins)

PE
πρ (pyr). The
hypothetical proto-
Indo-European root is
*peh₂ur "fire".
The Phaistos Disk sign
could be an ancient
torch while the other
signs are braziers.
An Ancient Greek
casserole and brazier.
Image from Wikipedia,
in Athens, Photo by
Giovanni Dall'Orto,
November, 2009.
Cypriot
syllabary
��
PI
Casserole in a
Brazier, see
image at left.

An old Indo
European root.
FIRE, PYRE, e.g
Latvian UPUR
"offering" (and
KUR "stoke a
fire, burn"
hence Egyptian
hieroglyph KH.)
Linear B

��(72)
PE


An ancient
brazier,
cooking
utensil, or
of some kind.

Greek
"fire"

Phaistos Disk
��
PE

Perhaps a torch.
Greek
πρ "fire"
Hittite
(paḫḫur)
Old English
fȳr (“fire)
Some think it
is an ox foot.
No similar sign on the
Axe of Arkalochori


Photo of an ancient 4-
legged brazier found
online at

Elamite
PE
4-legged
brazier

Egyptian
KH
brazier
4-legs and
flame
Sumerian
PIR
heat,
(clearly a
brazier)

BAR4
oil vessel on
a brazier

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