Mycenaean Linear B: a very English genius: Michael Ventris (in 8 Parts)!


Mycenaean Linear B: a very English genius: Michael Ventris (in 8 Parts)!

a very English genius Michael Ventris

These 8 videos taken all together bring us a full movie on the incredible accomplishments of Michael Ventris, who in June & July 1952 finally deciphered Mycenaean Linear, after 52 years of vain attempts by many other researchers to accomplish this truly remarkable feat! I myself have watched the entire film in 8 parts, and I found it thrilling!

This is an extremely comprehensive academic video on the decipherment and interpretation of Mycenaean Linear B


This is an extremely comprehensive academic video on the decipherment and interpretation of Mycenaean Linear B:

Linear Ba

It is very long (34:53 minutes) but extremely worthwhile reading.


This one is a real hoot… very funny! first UTube video on Mycenaean Linear B, all about Michael Ventris’ remarkable success in deciphering the syllabary in June-July 1952.


This one is a real hoot... very funny! first UTube video on Mycenaean Linear B, all about Michael Ventris’ remarkable success in deciphering the syllabary in June-July 1952. 

UTube these symbols are not letters

AND very poetic!

Once I have mastered the technique of posting videos on UTube, I shall begin posting my own videos on key aspects of Minoan Linear A, Mycenaean Linear B and Arcado-Cypriot Linear C, including their decipherment.

MEDIA Post: New MENU Category, MEDIA for images, videos & films on our blog…


MEDIA Post: New MENU Category, MEDIA for images, videos & films on our blog...  

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We have just added a new MENU Category, MEDIA, where you will find all archived posts which are primarily in media format: images, videos & films. Images and videos dealing specifically with Knossos & Mycenae are usually not in this MENU, but in their own, also illustrated here:

Thank you

Richard