Evans, Arthur J.
Scripta minoa: the written documents of minoan Crete with special reference to the archives of Knossos (Band 1): The hieroglyphic and primitive linear classes — Oxford, 1909

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CONTENTS

PART I

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THE PRE-PHOENICIAN SCRIPTS OF CRETE. THEIR MEDITERRANEAN RELA-
TIONS AND PLACE IN MINOAN STORY.........i-iio

§ i. Antiquity and European Diffusion of the Pictographs and Linear Signs i

§2. Discovery of the Successive Types of Minoan Writing........ 8

5 3. The Hieroglyphic Archives of Knossos........... 19

5 4. The Hieroglyphic Disk from Phaestos........... 22

§ 5. The Linear Script of Class A............. 28

§ 6. The Linear Script of Class B............. 38

§ 7. Survivals of the Art of Writing during the Decadence of the Minoan and Mycenaean Culture 54

§ 8. Minoan Influences on the Anatolian Side.......... '61

5 9. Minoan Cyprus and the Insular Scripts........... 68

§ 10, Cretan Philistines and the Phoenician Alphabet......... 77

§11. Minoan Contact with Egypt, Italy, and Spain......... 95

§ 12. Survival of Minoan Elements in Crete and the Tradition of the Native System of Writing . 100

§ 13. Was the Discovery of the Minoan Writing anticipated by Classical Antiquity? . . . 106

PART II
THE HIEROGLYPHIC OR CONVENTIONALIZED PICTOGRAPHIC SCRIPT OF

CRETE, WITH ITS ANTECEDENTS AND AFFINITIES......111-272

§ 1. Primitive Linear Signs and Figures........... 111

5 2. Protodynastic Egyptian and Egypto-Libyan Influences on Cretan Seal-stones . . . 118

§3. The Early Prism-seals of Crete with Pictographic Designs....... 130

§ 4. Seals and Sealings of the Conventionalized Pictographic or Hieroglyphic Type.—Class A . 134

g 5. Seals exhibiting the Conventionalized Pictographic or Hieroglyphic Script of Ciass B . . 138
§6. The Clay Documents exhibiting Graffito Inscriptions and Seal-impressions of Class B found

in the Hieroglyphic Deposit at Knossos.......... 144

§ 7. Catalogue of Conventionalized Pictographic (or Hieroglyphic) Inscriptions on Seals and

Sealings................ 149

§ 8. Catalogue of Conventionalized Pictographic (or Hieroglyphic) Inscriptions on Clay Sealings,

Tablets, Bars, and Labels............ 163

§9. Catalogue of Hieroglyphic Signs............ i8r

§ 10. Analysis of the Hieroglyphic or Conventionalized Pictographic Signary .... 234

|ri. Characteristics of the Hieroglyphic Script.......... 245

§ 12. Arrangement of the Hieroglyphic Inscriptions......... 250

§ 13. The Hieroglyphic Numeration............ 256

§ 14. Correlation of the Glyptic and Graffito Inscriptions : Recurrent Sign-groups . . 260
§ 15. Evidences of Official Titles, Personal Names, and Canting Badges on the Hieroglyphic

Signets................ 263

PART III
THE PHAESTOS DISK .............273-293

§ r. Supplementary Remarks on the Discovery and General Characteristics of the Disk . . 273

§ 2. The Hieroglyphic Signary of the Phaestos Disk......... 275

§ 3. Analysis of the Sign-groups on the Disk........... 280

§ 4. Non-Minoan Character of the Hieroglyphic System represented on the Disk . . . 285

§ 5. Evidences of Metrical Arrangement in the Inscriptions on the Disk..... 287

§ 6. The Inscription possibly a Religious Chaunt in honour of the Anatolian Great Mother. . 291

ANALYTICAL INDEX................ 294
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