Evolution of Ancient Alphabet to Modern Greek, Latin and Cyrillic Alphabets and Transcription between Them
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The elements of alphabet tables reflect the phonetics of different languages. The earliest alphabet was invented by Phoenician in 200 millennium BCE, and was spread by businessmen from there; it was modified to form Greek alphabet, and Greek alphabet was introduced to Roman Empire and a new script, Latin alphabet was formed and spread in western part of Europe. Cyrillic alphabet adapted from Greek alphabet spread with Eastern Orthodox in eastern and southern Europe, and replaced Arabic scripts in North and Central Asian when inhabitants there were converted to Russian Orthodox. The modification of alphabets take place in accordance with the phonetics of the languages which they write, and also in keeping up with the development of information technology.
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TY - CONF AU - Xiangning Zhang AU - Ruolin Zhang PY - 2018/07 DA - 2018/07 TI - Evolution of Ancient Alphabet to Modern Greek, Latin and Cyrillic Alphabets and Transcription between Them BT - Proceedings of the 2018 4th International Conference on Economics, Social Science, Arts, Education and Management Engineering (ESSAEME 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 156 EP - 162 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/essaeme-18.2018.30 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/essaeme-18.2018.30 ID - Zhang2018/07 ER -