Is there a hieroglyphic font?
HieroTeX is a system for typesetting ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. It contains a hieroglyphic font, a number of style files, and a helper program in C called sesh which allows one to type hieroglyphic texts using the 'manuel de codage', which is the current standard for encoding ancient Egyptian.
What is the difference between hieroglyphs and hieroglyphics?
What is the difference between the word 'hieroglyphs' and 'hieroglyphics', if any? The short answer is there is no difference in modern language. They are both commonly used to describe ancient Egyptian writing. Hieroglyph is simply a shortening of the word hieroglyphic.
What are the three different classes of Egyptian hieroglyphics?
Egyptologist have split hieroglyphics into three different categories: hieroglyphic, hieratic, and demotic.
Are Kurds and Assyrians the same?
Both Kurdish and Turkish nationalists deny the fact that Assyrians were the original inhabitants of south-eastern Turkey and northern Iraq. The Assyrian population was so small in the aftermath of the genocide that the region called Assyria in ancient times came to be known as "Kurdistan".
What is Assyria called today?
Assyria, kingdom of northern Mesopotamia that became the centre of one of the great empires of the ancient Middle East. It was located in what is now northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey. A brief treatment of Assyria follows.
Does God destroy Nineveh?
According to the Bible, it was God's doing, His judgment on Assyria's pride (Isaiah 10:5–19). In fulfillment of prophecy, God made "an utter end of the place". It became a "desolation". The prophet Zephaniah also predicts its destruction along with the fall of the empire of which it was the capital.
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