Although we call it the Latin alphabet, and it has a Greek name, the alphabet actually has far older origins.
System of writing developed by the ancient Sumerians.
The ancient Egyptians.
The First Alphabet.
AlphabetIt is from the Greeks that we get our name for the word “alphabet”.
It is the most common used alphabet today.
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