2020-9 Alejandro Rojo
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Original developments of writing systems

Writing was invented independently at least 3 times in human history. Here are omitted all scripts whose design is clearly derived from previous ones meanwhile including some designs that stand out as original creations or play a new role like shorthand, phonetic or gestures representation.

(Hence some of the most used writing systems today as latin, arabic or cyrillic are dismissed because they derive ultimately from the phoenician abjad, inspired in turn from egyptian hieroglyphs.)