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Etymology of words shows connection between ancient cultures

Etymology of words shows connection between ancient cultures

Very similar ideas or concepts managed to seep into many different cultures spanning the globe. One concept is the various translations of certain symbols or word meanings, in this case in English translated roughly to “breath” or “spirit,” has similar meanings in cultures across the globe throughout history.  The meaning is interpreted in a slightly […]

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Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt

Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt

When modern scientists attempt to understand Egyptian hieroglyphics, they have to perceive language in a different way.   In the hieroglyphs, the letter is the carrier of the concept and each word is the extended sentence.   The words work more like an acronym. For example,  you don’t try to pronounce the word, like in […]