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Arabic script - 6th Century

Jakarta (DreamLandLibrary) - Compared to Egyptians, Babylonians, or Chinese, Arabs are too late to recognize letters. In short, that they are not experienced in written language. The ancient Arabs were accustomed to communicating verbally, or without writing, and even his poems were preserved in spoken language, as they descended.

In contrast, for the Phoenics, who resided in Lebanon, around 1,100 BC had developed a 22-letter alphabet. This alphabet is the result of simplification to facilitate communication between them.

For people who lived in Syna, this simple alphabet was adapted to the Semitic dialect.

Nabateans, or Arabs whose lives are semi-nomadic, inhabit the Sinai and North Arab regions to southern Syria, which is famous for the cities of Petra and Madina Al Saleh. They developed Aramaic texts, which had trade and cultural relations.

Furthermore, in the 6th Century AD, the Arabs changed the Nabatean letters to Arabic, after that there were no more fundamental changes to the Arabic letters themselves until now. This script is also listed in the Holy Qur'an.

Sources: from various sources
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