Re: how did ancient scribes write?
- It does not matter that you don't keep ANE-2 messages Peter. Scroll down to the bottom of this (or any) ANE-2 message and follow the "Messages in the Topic Link", and there it is.
By now you have heard from Bob, with whose comment I agree. But I also note the fine job Theo Van Den Hout does even though he holds the stylus that funny way!
Upper East Side, NY.
--- In ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org, "Peter T. Daniels" <grammatim@...> wrote:
> No idea. I don't keep ANE messages, so i can't go look at it. If it shows the
> scribe fleetly doing no more than touching the stylus to the surface, exerting
> no pressure, and achieving the different angles by finger movement only, then
> it's "right."
> I'm surprised not to have heard from Bob or from Chuck Jones. --
> Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...
> Jersey City
> >From: Lisbeth S. Fried <lizfried@...>
> >To: ANEemail@example.com
> >Sent: Fri, September 10, 2010 8:34:42 AM
> >Subject: RE: [ANE-2] how did ancient scribes write?
> >Well, is the demonstration right or not?
> >I was thinking of showing it to my students next week.
> >Lisbeth S. Fried, Ph.D.
> >Ann Arbor, MI 48104
> >www.lizfried.com <http://www.lizfried.com/>
> >From: ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:ANEemail@example.com] On Behalf Of
> >Peter T. Daniels
> >Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 1:11 PM
> >To: ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org
> >Subject: Re: [ANE-2] how did ancient scribes write?
> >Steve Tinney made quite a nice one in the TV series *The Writing Code*
> >by the late Gene Searchinger, which was shown on some PBS stations in 2008
> >(Renee Gallery reported seeing it in SF) but was never scheduled for
> >broadcast. It can be purchased by educational institutions, but isn't priced
> >home use.
> >(My scenes were done in various scenic locations around NYC a couple weeks
> >my mother died, in 2003, and it was good of Gene to keep me busy on two of
> >back then we considered very hot days.) --
> >Peter T. Daniels grammatim@... <mailto:grammatim%40verizon.net>
> >Jersey City
> >From: Jim West <jwest@... <mailto:jwest%40highland.net> >
> >>To: ANEemail@example.com <mailto:ANE-2%40yahoogroups.com>
> >>Sent: Thu, September 9, 2010 12:43:01 PM
> >>Subject: Re: [ANE-2] how did ancient scribes write?
> >>We all look forward to your own video demonstration...
> >>On 9/9/2010 12:21 PM, Peter T. Daniels wrote:
> >>> Well, you don't _push_ the stylus into the clay, you just touch the clay
> >>> the corner of the stylus. (And you may not need to _carve_ a stylus at
> >>> -- Saggs identified a reed with a triangular core that could have served
> >>> although Bob Whiting has determined that the corner has a right angle
> >>> than an acute angle.)
> >>Jim West, ThD
> >>Petros, TN
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
- Without reviving the entire discussion, the CDLI has just produced a video which is relevant to this topic:
--- In ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org, Jim West <jwest@...> wrote:
> list folk may enjoy this demonstration video (and might even find it
> useful for students)
> via chuck jones on facebook.
> Jim West, ThD
> Petros, TN