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History Changer: Oldest Writing System in the World Found to Predate Ancient Sumerian Text (Video)

Monday, January 25, 2016 6:58
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(N.Morgan) It has been discovered that the Danube Valley Civilization script is the oldest writing in the world and predates the Sumerian Writings in Mesopotamia and the Dispilo Tablet. Although the Danube Valley civilization isn’t nearly as famous as other ancient cultures around the world, is it one of the oldest civilization to exist in Europe, developing from around 5,500 and 3,500 BC in an area known today as the Balkans, a vast area of land that stretches from Northern Greece to Slovakia (South to North), and Croatia to Romania (West to East).

The Danube civilization was found to be one of the most influential and important cultures in south-eastern Europe, being among the first civilizations to develop copper tools, advanced architecture, including two-story houses, design and production of furniture, and most importantly a writing system. All of this occurred while most parts of Europe were in the Stone Age, and advanced development was nowhere to be seen. This ancient civilization from the Balkans developed unprecedented skills like weaving, leather processing, clothes manufacturing and they invented the wheel.

Nevertheless the most prominent feature of the Danube Valley Civilization is without a doubt, is the controversial written language they invented. Many archaeologists believe the Danube Valley script isn’t a written language but a collection of geometric shapes, others believe that this is one of the first writings systems to ever appear on Earth. In fact, if this theory is proven to be accurate, it would mean that it is the oldest written language ever found on Earth, predating the well-known Sumerian Writings in Mesopotamia and the Dispilo Tablet which according to researchers dates back to 5360 BC.

As reported by Harald Haarmann, who is a German linguistic and cultural scientist, currently, vice-president of the Danube script predates the Sumerian writings and should be considered as the oldest writing in the world. The inscriptions in the tablets found from the Danube Valley Civilization date back to at least 5,500 BC, and the mysterious symbols that make up the written language are yet to be deciphered.

The symbols seen on numerous tablets from the Danube civilization are also called the Vinca symbols and are found across multiple archaeological sites across the Danube Valley areas. The symbols have been found to be recorded on pottery, figurines, spindles and other clay artifacts.

Danube Valley Civilization Script Is The Oldest Writing In The World

A History Changer

The fact that the writing system developed by the Danube Valley Civilization is the oldest in the world is definitely a history changer. Not only is there evidence to support this theory present on clay tablets, but researchers have found thousands of artifacts with the Danube Valley Script on countless figurines. To date, researchers have found approximately 700 different characters in the Danube Valley Script, a number similar to the characters used in Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs.

Despite the fact that mainstream archaeologists suggest these symbols are not a writing system but mere decorations comes from the same inability to explain other findings across the globe. It seems that every time, something that challenges mainstream views on history and development of the human race is found, mainstream scholars close their eyes and decide to ignore it.

Yet there are scholars who also suggest that the Danube Valley Civilization actually copied the symbols and writing system of Ancient Mesopotamia, claims that are absurd when you realize that some clay tablets from the Danube Valley Civilization are older than many clay tablets from ancient Mesopotamia.

If anything, this incredible ancient civilization surely deserves a more appropriate study and scientific approach, one which could teach us a thing or two about ancient civilizations on Earth. Haarmann’s proposal deserves a better look at what could prove to be one of the most important and controversial ancient civilizations on Earth.

References:

http://www.ancient-code.com/

http://video.beforeitsnews.com/danube-valley-civilization-script-is-the-oldest-writing-in-the-world_74cfa5aa6.html

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  • David Mushbraine

    some of them letters is like aminals.

    • PeoplePower

      The Real History Changer Is The Fact The Earth Is Flat & The Oldest Writing System On Earth Predating The Ancient Sumerians Proves This.

      Flat Earth and You : Signs+ Symbols + Mythology:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oONyp0OvBK0

      75 bible verses prove flat earth:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCqThIOc4QQ

      Gravity Hoax and Square Flat Earth:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYcUwcYw4E4

      • The Clucker

        Uhh…

        I’m pretty sure Mr. Peanut Head was pointing out that some of those letters above in the photo look like animals. Your reply to his comment regarding the shape of the Earth has nothing to do with that.

        You and Sean need to stop responding to the first comment with something unrelated. Do you really think we’re all so stupid around here and that your comment is so much more important than anyone elses that it needs to be right at the top every time?

        We get it, dude. You think the Earth is flat. Go to the Flat Earth Society site and you can be in like company. Most of us are sick of your spamming of the flat Earth crap.

        That is all.

        • PeoplePower

          Uh Bird Brain, I think your confusing the purpose behind why people leave comments in the comment section. Not to mention, the videos above have everything to do with the title of the article.

          By NO means am I spamming, nor am I sending out mass advertising trying to sell something via email.

          The fact of the matter is, the majority of those who visit this website are more likely to read the comment section and not the article, which is contaminated with half truths and propaganda.  

          There was a time when comments sections were seen as the next step in a golden age of democratised communication, particularly by the political Left. 

          However, it’s no accident that so many of the loudest voices against online comments sections are also political zealots, especially since the federal government and the mainstream media have all come out against comment sections. 

          This isn’t an accident, of course. Psychologists have long been aware that political extremists have the most negative reactions to contrary information. 

          Combine that with a disdain for free speech, a core cultural authoritarian value, and you get a frantic rush to remove the opinions of ordinary people.

          “During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”  –George Orwell 

        • BombsAway

          That simply cannot be.
          It MUST BE the work of the Devil to “Deceive” the Faithful.

          • The Clucker

            Uhh…

            Hey Red Mann. Good to see they let you out.

      • Syco

        Flat Earth = flat wave on a brain scan

  • Pink Slime

    Hello Angle#3(prelim),

    Charlie here. Just wonder ‘n if all those marks are for doughnuts?? Could they be in fact teeth marks recorded on doughnuts??

    Some of them look like teeth marks. Could it be possible they discussed things over doughnuts?? This is getting to be EXCITING!!!

    Signed,

    Charlie (doughnuts will now get its place in history. I’m excited!) :lol:

  • adexter23

    For those who research..all the time, there is no shock here. There are many more older ones we have not discovered yet. Do you really think the first recorded stuff, hundreds of thousands of years old was just then. Then after thousands of years something resurfaced that was only 5000 to 7000 years ago? So what do we turn around and do. Claim life’s oldest start was 5000 years ago, and hang on to it. Enki’s stories are scores older. How many times do we have to prove old theories and old believes are wrong before we stop pretending to know it all. Beings form another world were here before we were.

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