Cracking Ancient Codes: Cuneiform Writing – with Irving Finkel Posted on July 28, 2019July 28, 2019 by Hans Swaniawski by Hans Swaniawski Post navigation Tik Tok Sad Poetry 😥 | Tik Tok Sad Poetry | Sad Poetry Status 🔥 | Tik Tok Poetry VideosTeach kids with Toy Animals Kids education with kids game Toys Learn Colors 46 thoughts on “Cracking Ancient Codes: Cuneiform Writing – with Irving Finkel” If you liked this talk then there's more Irving on the internet! Check out the British Museum's channel, we really liked this video on ancient demons – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOT75GB64Hw Reply How do you write in cuneiform for "I really need to see a barber"? Reply ❇️The first tablets means to teach how to glimb and seek eggs from a bird's nest, 🧗🐣 ,there's clearly a guy climbing in the middle of the tablet , even looks like a kid cut out a character in the other one to play with🧤🤗🧠🤺,🧙🏄, I feel like memories are coding…🍭🤖🛩️ Reply Sumerian Enigma Machine Reply Action🎬 Reply I'm sure I would have paid more attention in class if grumpy Santa was lecturer. Great video by the way Reply so why the the RI continue to propagate misnomers? Reply probably the biggest block towards progress is ignorance. now does anybody know what that is? Reply Wow, he certainly went off a couple of times. Very funny presentation. Reply Thank you for this extremely interesting upload. Peace Reply 1:45 honestly, what does in the British museum? 🙂Seems to me all these methods mentions still exists in different languages/writing systems around the world, like Japanese, Chinese, etc. Reply Excellent, as always! Eager to learn more, and easy to understand for non native english speakers such as myself (I'm french)! Reply This is a great lecture. Please use some more sound leveling software before you upload these. Reply Funniest professor ever Reply Irving is the shizzl Reply Very strong beard game. Reply How were these scripts decoded given all the "exceptions" to just some basic rules to read the glyphs ? Reply Reminds me of learning Kanji radicals, and the development of Kana. Also Kun and On pronunciations. Where do I go to learn Cuneiform? Reply He's a great man. Thanks for existing lol Reply Irving Finkel is great but I think he would rather us be having intelligent conversations about this, not just praising him. I would like to hear him speak about why the sumerian script is the only one of its kind Reply What!? Those people used those clay tablets for 2 thousand years. Did I hear it right? And none of them thought to improve it! And we're complaining now that our iPhones get outdated in 2 years. Reply Another superb lecture by Irving Finkel. He is a master teacher of cuneiform writing systems and a delightful lecturer. I have watched several of his other lectures on-line and was equally impressed. Please continue posting his lectures. He is a treasure. Reply Excellent!! Reply That's Letterman! Not Finkle Reply I am quite certain that Irving Finkel is seething about the choice of words in the title of this video. I mean "Cracking ancient codes …" after everything he mentioned about this being irrelevant to "code cracking"? Really? Maybe, just maybe, the person who picks the title of each video should do that after watching the video? Reply he looks like sapolski:D Reply Why is this guy so good at comedic timing… Reply Hey Irving, wanna play a round of Ur? Reply THE LETTER C IS UNNECESSARY WE HAVE K AND S FK C Reply I've never heard anyone speak at the speed of thought before. I'd hate to have to take an exam on what info/facts this gent has put forth in this lecture. Most awesome. I bet he is on everyone's "invite" list. Enjoyed immensely. Thank you. Reply Will someone please cast Dr. Finkle as a Professor at Unseen University please? He's the perfect fit! Reply I'm here for the eyebrow comments… and haven't found even one. But while I'm here I might as well mention hoe great this lecture was! Reply I'm here for the eyebrow comments… and haven't found even one. But while I'm here I might as well mention hoe great this lecture was! Reply I'm here for the eyebrow comments… and haven't found even one. But while I'm here I might as well mention hoe great this lecture was! Reply I'm here for the eyebrow comments… and haven't found even one. But while I'm here I might as well mention hoe great this lecture was! Reply This is why I usually save up RI lectures for special occassions!All is forgotten about the mundane liquids incident. Reply Simply awesome 🙂 Reply Silim, A proper old school professor who really makes you as excited as he seems to be about the subject. Wonderful! Reply Oh my gooood. Again with the cuneiform! Really? Nah..I'm kidding…I love this stuff. Reply Superb! Reply It would be an understatement to say that I delighted in listening to this man with whom I felt an immediate kinship. Thank you ever so much for inviting him to speak at the Royal Institution. Reply I thoroughly enjoyed this presentation of a subject I previously considered too boring. I only watched it because I enjoy the RI videos, especially the Christmas Lectures, which I have watched since the 1960s. Irving's humour along with attention to detail make Cuneiform seem exciting to study, which I expect it is to him. My own personal interest, apart from science, is in the evolution of languages across the Pacific Ocean, which has led me to believe that migrations from Egypt and the Far East combined during the progress across the Pacific Islands southwards. Reply Not fair, I got lost 😤 Reply man Dumbledore has really pepped up a bit hadn't he 😛 Reply My God of creation please truth Mt 13:11" Reply 12:52 my first thought – is there any relation between chinese and cuneiform? Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.