What are the differences between calligraphy cuneiform and hieroglyphics?
hieroglyphics was done by egyptians
calligraphy was done by the Chinese
Cunieform was a process of record keeping that was rendered into damp clay with a stylus. The stylus was not drug thru the clay to render forms but was pressed in to make a hash. Hieroglyphics were rendered on a dry surface of stone, metal or organic plant based media with a wet rendering substance. They were sometimes chiseled into stone or etched into unfired pottery. source:yahoo.com
What were the similarities and differences between Egyptian hieroglypics and mesopotamian cuneiform writing systems?
From what I understand, they are very different - the Egyptian hieroglyphics were actual pictures that represented emotion, or a physical thing. An eagle represented the bird, but also flying. The cuneiform technique was created by pressing a tool into clay to create symbols. so I would say that the Egyptians were more advanced at that time. Great question. Anyone else know?
Most surviving texts in the Egyptian language are written in hieroglyphics. However, before these texts were written, the majority of texts were written in hieratic, a cursive writing system used in Egypt that was not composed of symbols and pictures. If you're asking what the differences between hieroglyphics of ancient Egypt and those of other civilizations like the Mayan are, then the answer is simply the pictures themselves. Hieroglyphics are merely pictures used to express…
Well, pictographs are math. Cuneiform is one of the oldest kinds of writing. It is - contrary to pictographs - also an abstract form of writing: the horizontal and vertical 'scratches' do not form a picture of the meaning of the words. With pictographs, their meaning (or part of it) is reflected by the drawing that is made for each word.
An easy way to think of this is that: as far as English Calligraphy goes, all calligraphy pens are fountain pens but not all fountain pens are calligraphy pens. Many fountain pens have nibs of varying length that are not necessarily suitable for calligraphy, such as fine/med sizes. On the other hand, all calligraphy pens that are not markers/brushes are fountain pens. This is largely due to the fact that fountain pens can deliver a…