Keywords : letters

Punctuation marks in the Assyrian letters

Othman Ghanim Mohammad

Athar Alrafedain, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 245-254
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2013.76868

Since the ancient Iraqis had invented writing thousands of years ago, they must have needed means or signs to clarify the purposes of writing. As the reader and the listener need special tones in the voice or symbols in writing, by which comprehension and awareness occurs when hearing speech and reading the written, which prompted them to be guided by signs that the situation requires to help in separating phrases.