Phaistos Disc Disk Book by Andis Kaulins - Scan of Book - Table of Contents
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Table of Contents for the Scan of the Main Pages of the Book:
The Phaistos Disc:
Hieroglyphic Greek with Euclidean Dimensions
- The "Lost Proof" of Parallel Lines" -
by Andis Kaulins, Copyright © 1980

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Page iv..............Linguistic Research, Jacob Grimm, Deutsche Grammatik
Page v...............Title Page "The Phaistos Disc: Hieroglyphic Greek...."
Page vi..............Start Point and Direction of Disc Reading - Side A
Page vii.............Start Point and Direction of Disc Reading - Side B
Page viii.............Science and the Mind, James Clerk Maxwell
Page ix..............Table of Contents in the book w/o Introductory pages

Page 1..............Introduction, Pernier's finding of the Disc, Importance
Page 4..............First Studies of the Phaistos Disc by Others
Page 7..............Recent Studies by others, abstract of article by Stefan Hiller
Page 7..............M. Pope on test of decipherment
Page 7..............J.J. Gelb on methods of decipherment
Page 8..............E.J.W. Barber on decipherment of the Phaistos Disc
Page 9..............Paul J. Muenzer on failings of previous decipherment efforts
Page 10..............G. Neumann on problems raised by decipherment efforts
Page 11..............Duhoux establishes basic facts about the Phaistos Disc, including the direction of writing - from right to left - and the reading from outside inwards
Page 12..............D. Schürr on the syllabic nature of the writing
Page 12..............P. Meriggi on the connection of Side A to Side B
Page 13..............V. Georgiev on similarities to Hieroglyphic Hittite symbols
Page 14..............Chart of past decipherment efforts

Page 16..............Beginnings of the new decipherment effort by Andis Kaulins
Page 22..............Was the Script Syllabic or Ideographic ?
Page 23..............What was the Language of the Phaistos Disc ?
Page 25..............Test - Distribution of Initial Letters and Syllables by Languages
Page 29..............Assignment of Syllabic Values - Process
Page 36..............Distribution and Frequency of Symbols - Positional Placement

Page 38..............Resulting Syllabic Grid on the model of Michael Ventris and Linear B
Page 39..............Similar Symbols and the Kober Method Applied
Page 40..............Nature and Meaning of the Disc - Various Considerations
Page 44..............M. Palmaitis on Indo-European and Baltic - Using Baltic as a Helper
Page 45..............Decipherment of the Disc by Andis Kaulins - by Individual Symbols
Each Symbol is analyzed for Greek and Baltic comparables

Page 75..............Transcription and Reading of the Disc as very Ancient Greek
Page 77..............Chart of the Transcription - Side A
Page 80..............Chart of the Transcription - Side B

The Disk is a mathematical lemma of parallel lines,
surely arising originally from the use of astronomy for geodetic purposes,
where convergence of longitudes toward the poles is a problem for geodetic survey.

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