Wonder Woman 2017 – Sumerian and Ottoman
Book Display , Conversations / September 13, 2017

  Recently my son and I watched the new 2017 Wonder Woman (WW) movie. During the movie, the scene of Dr. Poison having a notebook containing two languages peeked my interest. The scene indicated she needed the book, and it appeared she was attempting to decipher it to a point. To me, she was attempting to resurrect an old forgotten technology. This happened to be a powerful gas poison. However, the point is, there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9 tells us, “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” There has been a lot of discussions recently on YouTube regarding the forgotten technology of the ancients, being resurfaced. I found it fascinating we see this same glimpse in WW. Ottoman and Sumerian   [Picture from http://mostlydeadlanguages.tumblr.com/post/163173770183/the-sumerian-cuneiform-in-wonder-woman] The site mostly dead languages provide us the above picture and additional insight on the actually written notebook. Now, here are the things that I feel pretty confident asserting: The notes are indeed a mixture of two languages.  Based on my difficulty extracting meaning from the cuneiform alone, I suspect that both are necessary for an accurate translation. The cuneiform is in…