Italic Scripts

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History Of Writing - Locations and Timeframes - Writing in The Greco-Roman Civilizations
... Greek is in turn the source for all the modern scripts of Europe ... The most widespread descendent of Greek is the Latin script, named for the Latins, a central Italian people who came to dominate Europe with the rise of Rome ... in about the 5th century BCE from the Etruscan civilization, who used one of a number of Italic scripts derived from the western Greeks ...