On Friday 22 June 2007 15:39, Caolan McNamara wrote:
> Well, typical examples of ogham are carved into stone pillars, so for
> a long sequence of text while it would indeed start off vertically
> from the bottom left moving upwards, it would be carved horizontally
> across the top before vertically downwards on the next edge, so the
> directionality of the script seems fairly loose.
Indeed - it followed the line of any edges or (later) inscribed stem
lines on the stone face - but those stem lines are horizontal
left-to-right in the manuscript images of ogham one can find on-line,
at least after skipping the large numbers of wacky new-ager sites that
have latched on to ogham.
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