Depicting writing

A great post from Pippa Steele about depictions of writing in the ancient world!

The overwhelming tendency to talk about writing systems as linguistic codes (which they usually are in some sense) has often ignored other important aspects of writing. For instance, one way way we can study writing is as a practice or action, because writing is a thing you do. At CREWS we have been particularly interested […]

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Author: Anna P. Judson

Classics researcher at Cambridge

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