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    * Old Persian cuneiform *

    خط میخی کهن ایرانی


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    (Wikipedia) - Old Persian cuneiform Old Persian Cuneiform Type Languages Time periodParent systemsISO 15924 Direction Unicode aliasUnicode range
    Semisyllabary
    Old Persian
    525 BC – 330 BC
    none; apparently inspired by Cuneiform script
    • Old Persian Cuneiform
    Xpeo, 030
    Left-to-right
    Old Persian
    U+103A0–U+103D5
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    Old Persian cuneiform is a semi-alphabetic cuneiform script that was the primary script for the Old Persian language. Texts written in this cuneiform were found in Persepolis, Susa, Hamadan, Armenia, and along the Suez Canal. They were mostly inscriptions from the time period of Darius the Great and his son Xerxes. Later kings down to Artaxerxes III used corrupted forms of the language classified as “pre-Middle Persian”.

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    Old Persian cuneiform is loosely inspired by the Sumero-Akkadian cuneiform; however, only one glyph, l(a) (

    Tags:Akkadian, Armenia, Artaxerxes, Artaxerxes III, Darius the Great, Hamadan, ISO, Old Persian, Persepolis, Persian, Suez, Suez Canal, Susa, Wikipedia, Xerxes


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