TRACING THE SCRIPT AND THE LANGUAGE OF THE ANCIENT MACEDONIANS
According to the perception of contemporary science, as well as the text being written in three scripts, two languages had been used:
ancient Egyptian (written with hieroglyphs and in the demotic script)
The perceptions and results of our research in analyzing and deciphering the middle text of Rosetta Stone are presented here, starting from the assumption that the text in the demotic script was written in the language of the ancient Macedonians, i.e. in the ancient Macedonian language. You may proceed to the characteristics of the analyzed script through the following topics:
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The Rosetta Stone is one of the best known textual artifacts from ancient Egypt, object of a great number of studies and much research in the scholarly world of this field. It has its name because the location where it was excavated, that is Rosetta, i.e. El-Rashid in Arabic. It was discovered by a French soldier who had been working on excavating fortifications for the needs of Napoleon's army during his campaign in Egypt in the year 1799.
After a short military clash with the English army, when Napoleon won the battle, a peace treaty was signed in Alexandria in 1802. In accordance with the regulations of this peace treaty all the goods and artifacts possessed by the French army became the property of the British. On the basis of this, the Rosetta Stone was moved to England where it still is today and is one of the best-known exhibits at the British Museum in London. The Rosetta Stone is a stone of black granite, characterized with the following attributes
The special decree that had been inscribed on it, according to contemporary scholarship, was issued by the priests in order to glorify the pharaoh Ptolemy V Epiphany Eucharist one year after his coronation, more precisely, according to present-day calendar on 27th of March 196 B.C.