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clann, twig, 2009, GTM
gmcdavid
As many on the Classics list noted, Kober is mentioned in various books on the decipherment of Linear B, but it seems to be usually in the introduction or other parts of the text where undergrads and other budding professionals probably won’t look. I’m sure I’m not the only person who went through my undergrad knowing of Michael Ventris and probably no one else, and operating under the impression that it was a one-man show, even though you knew there were others in the race

I was a little surprised to read this, since I learned about Kober's work and understood its significance to The Decipherment of Linear B back in the 1960's, when I was in High School. Perhaps having a mother who was a respected professional linguist made me appreciate Kober's work more than some others who read the same pages.


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