Romanian Terterii – sample the worlds oldest written language

Romanian TerteriiHarald Haarmann, a world-renowned expert on the history of culture, ancient mythology and the history of writing, supports the idea that the oldest written text in the world is contained in the tables found in Romania, near the village of Terteriya, near Sibiu.

After a detailed study of the ancient writings of Sumer, Egypt and China, the linguist investigated and tables found in 1961 in Terterii, which have been dated to 5500 BC. They show strange signs, which were originally adopted by archaeologists for a mere decoration. Continue reading “Romanian Terterii – sample the worlds oldest written language”