A syllabic system: Linear B
Geoffrey Sampson [+]
University of South Africa
Geoffrey Sampson is Professor Emeritus at Sussex University and a Research Fellow in the Linguistics Department at the University of South Africa. His most recent book is Grammar Without Grammaticality (2014, with Anna Babarczy).
This chapter looks at an orthography that was used in the 2nd millenium BCE by the Mycenaeans in southern Greece for record keeping purposes.