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  • Mar 16, 2012
  • 12:09 PM

Gifts celebrates Ireland's 1st written language

Brittany Lyte / Ct Post
Ogham is the first written form of the Irish language. It originated as a series of intersecting lines that's read bottom to top. In the 4th Century, the early Irish carved Ogham characters into wood and stone to mark territory. It was eventually replaced by the Latin alphabet.

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