The History of Writing. G. Carboni, July 2006 Translation edited by Karyn Loscocco, September 2008 Revised in august 2011
The Phoenician alphabet, called by convention the Proto-Canaanite alphabet for inscriptions older than around 1050 BC, is the oldest verified alphabet.
The Phoenicians. Edited By: R. A. Guisepi. History of the Phoenicians including their cities, kings, culture, achievements and contributions to civilization Phoenician alphabet led to Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic, Roman, Arabic and modern alphabets; origin among ancient Phoenicians, Western Sinai, consonant, aleph, beth, alpha.
Language existed long before writing, emerging probably simultaneously with sapience, abstract thought and the Genus Homo. In my opinion, the signature event that. Phoenician was a language originally spoken in the coastal (Mediterranean) region then called "Canaan" in Phoenician, Arabic, Greek, and Aramaic, "Phoenicia" in Greek.
The Phoenicians, their cedar ships and sea trade in the ancient Mediterranean, Phoenician alphabet, Phoenicians, Carthage and cities in Phoenicia, Lebanese history. The Phoenician script is an important "trunk" in the alphabet tree, in that many modern scripts can be traced through it. Arabic, Hebrew, Latin, and Greek scripts are.