Re: Greek/Etruscan/Gothic Unification Proposal

From: John Cowan (
Date: Thu Nov 27 1997 - 21:27:41 EST

> On Thu, 20 Nov 1997, John Cowan wrote:
> > Historically, the letter shapes in the Phoenician (RTL) alphabet
> > are mirror images of those in the Greek alphabet, and when Greek
> > was written boustrophedon, as in Euboean inscriptions, the letters
> > in the RTL portion appear mirrored, just as in Etruscan.
> Sorry, but it's of course the other way round.

Well, historically you are right, but if A is a mirror image of B,
then B is a mirror image of A, without regard to which is the "original"
(or "real") version.

John Cowan
		e'osai ko sarji la lojban.

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