Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
By Vaguely Interesting
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

The Allusionist | The Key II – Vestiges

Saturday, October 1, 2016 0:16
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

pick-of-the-podcasts

THE ALLUSIONIST

Number 43 – The Key: Part II – Vestiges

20 September 2016

I’m a bit behind with reviewing this show – it went out more than a week ago. This week, Helen Zaltzman ‘smears a thin layer of language over the lens so everything looks a bit nicer’ and looks at how to decipher ancient languages.

In part one of this two-part special, Helen looked at the Rosetta Stone and its crucial role in deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics.  This week, Helen asks what do you do when there is no Rosetta Stone to help you out?

In doing so, she explores the challenges of deciphering southern Italy’s Oscan (a language that succumbed to the popularity of Latin) with Nick Zair and considers  why monolingualism is a modern aberration with Julie Tetel Andresen.

Listen now! Click here for the episode details

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.