Psalter

The Psalter script, or Psalter Pahlavi, is named after a manuscript known as the "Pahlavi Psalter", which dates from the 6th or 7th century AD and was found at Bulayiq near Turpan in the northwest of China. The manuscript contains a translation of a Syriac book of psalms and is the earliest known piece of writing in Pahlavi.

Notable features

Used to write

Pahlavi, the written form of a number of different Middle Iranian languages.

Psalter script

Links

Information about the Psalter script and Pahlavi
http://www.iranica.com/articles/pahlavi-psalter
http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Languages/pahlavi/pahlavi_psalter.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pahlavi_scripts

Consonant alphabets (Abjads)

Ancient Berber, Arabic, Aramaic, Hebrew, Manichaean, Nabataean, Pahlavi, Parthian, Phoenician, Paleo-Hebrew, Proto-Sinaitic / Proto-Canaanite, Psalter, Punic, Sabaean, Samaritan, Sogdian, South Arabian, Syriac, Tifinagh, Ugaritic

Other writing systems

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