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Cuneiform and Origins of Writing: Prehistory to 1250: Middle East

The first writing system ever invented came to be used, over more than 3,000 years, for many languages centered on Mesopotamia. The language for which, almost certainly, writing was first invented was Sumerian, and that was no accident: people everywhere draw ...

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