Ugarit

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The people of Ugarit were the Canaanites, precursors to the Phoenicians

They were perhaps the first to recognize that human speech consists of only a finite number of atomic sounds

And all that was really needed was a symbol for each

They devised 30 symbols from which the alphabets of all phonetic languages are derived

Yes all: Hebrew, Latin, Sanskrit, Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, etc

This where the Canaanile Alphabet of Ougarit was found, the oldest alphabet in the world, created 1400BC

A tomb

A tomb

Some French archeologists are doing a dig at the moment

Some French archeologists are doing a dig at the moment

Some wildflowers

Some wildflowers

Some wildflowers

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