Did Hebrews invent the alphabet?
Note here for the promised link to a related essay on the alphabet. A review of Douglas Petrovich, The World’s Oldest Alphabet: Hebrew as the Language of the Proto-Consonantal Script, with a contribution by Sarah K.
How is Hebrew written?
Hebrew is written right to left, but numbers are written left to right. The numbers used are exactly as in English, Arabic Numerals. 5. The Hebrew alphabet is an abjad, a writing system that lets the reader supply the appropriate vowel.
What language did Moses write?
Greek. One of the earliest known translations of the first five books of Moses from the Hebrew into Greek was the Septuagint. This is a Koine Greek version of the Hebrew Bible that was used by Greek speakers.
Is Greek older than Hebrew?
The Greek language is the oldest language in Europe, spoken since 1450 years before Christ. … The Hebrew language is about 3000 years old.