Devanagari. Even though a descendent of the Brahmi script, Devanagari has evolved into a highly cursive script. Many languages in India, such as Hindi and Sanskrit, use Devanagari and many more languages throughout India use local variants of this script. Genealogy: Brahmi. Location: South Asia. Time: 12th century CE to Present. Direction: Left to Right.
The Lontara script is descended from the Brahmi script of ancient India. Austronesian languages spoken on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Syllabic alphabet / alphasyllabary. Script was once used to write laws, treaties, maps, etc, but are now only used for marriage ceremonies. The Latin script is now favoured in Sulawesi.
Brahmi script on Ashoka Pillar, Sarnath.jpg Brāhmī is the modern name given to the one of the oldest scripts used on the Indian Subcontinent and in Central Asia, during the final centuries BCE and the early centuries CE. Like its contemporary, Kharoṣṭhī, which was used in what is now Afghanistan and Western Pakistan, Brahmi (Native to north and central India) was an abugida.The best-known Brahmi inscriptions are the rock-cut edicts of Ashoka in north-central India, dated to 250-232 BCE.
The Gupta script, which is also known as the Gupta Brahmi Script or the Late Brahmi Script, was used for writing Sanskrit in the Gupta Empire, which existed from about 320 to 550 AD. It developed from the Ashokan Brahmi script, and developed into the Devanagari, Sharada and Siddham scripts. Gupta inscriptions have been found mainly on iron or stone pillars, and on numerous gold coins from the Gupta Dynasty. (...)
Tamil Brahmi Script Discovered On Ancient Jars In Egypt And Oman, exemplifying the flourishing trade from India to Egypt in the Roman Empire. The Romans imported a varietry of luxury goods such as silk, pearls and spices from the Orient and exchanged wine, fine crockery, glass and fabrics. Such discoveries play crucial role in understanding trade of Indian countries and Rome in the early centuries A.D, according to historians.