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Pictographic Vocabulary of the Words used in the texts from the Thracian Artifacts and some related Ideograms

(A40; R8)*
The Son-God, The Son of God(1)
The Three-One God (the Trinity, the gods)(2)
Temple (pronounced “Orphei”, “Erphei”), Orpheus; also letter “h” in later-Egyptian
(R8 & O4)*
Temple of God; God, who is in his Temple
I speak, say, declare
true, truthful, witness
(À2 & Ò14)*
I speak truthfully, I witness in truth, I promise
a hiding place, defence
I hide, I am hidden (safe)
build, fortify, building, wall
Fortification, Defence wall
built hiding place (defence structure)
(O14 & O119)*
fortified defence structure (hiding place),
give (offerings), gifts
phonetic letter “n”, ideogram meaning
“of”, “to, unto”(3)
Truth, Justice
(U8: X1)*
The Truth, Justice
Lie, Falsehood, Injustice, Inequity
I praise, glorify, praises
Guardian (human)
Divine Guardian (angel, divine being)
(B43; C210 & M131)*
Ruler reigning with the Crown of the
Upper World
(C185A; C188)*
Ruler reigning with the Crown of the
Lower World
Earth, the Earthly (Lower) World (Realm)
(R70; R14A)*
Death, Hades (land of the dead), the
Fire, the fiery (Upper) World beyond
walk around, traverse, indwell, territory
(W17A; U126, S15A, O133)*
Thrace, Tzer (Tiras), (Majesty = serekh)
(Z2, O133)*
Thrace, the pillars (Atlants) supporting the world
(F37I; T114)*
Thrace, Tzer (Tiras), Back-bone of the world
Thrace, Tzer (Tiras), Thracian, the spinal column (in anatomy)
Thrace, Thracian, the spinal column
(S43; S15)*
Thrace, Thracian, Divine Words, Scepters
Thrace, Thracian, Land of Divine Words
Thrace, Thracian, Megaliths (megalithic temples)(5)
The Father-God (God-the-Father)
(M17; Õ1:U15; A40)*
The Father-God (God-the-Father)
(M17; X1; 19)*
(M17; X1)*
(M17; Õ1)*
The Fathers (from all four directions)
(M17; F37A; Õ1)*
The Fathers of Thrace (from all four directions)
bread, phonetic letter “t”, ideogram for
the article “a”, or “the” in the feminine(4)
Lord, Master (Ruler)
The Lords of Thrace (from all four directions)
(F37A; V30(3); V30)*
All the Lords of Thrace
create, creation, foundation
city, settlement
House (pronounced “ei”, “eia”), or Temple
coffin, shrine, ark, or sacred chest
hand, palm of hand, to take
measure of a palm (of hand), measure, (palm-)span
measure (that is due), tenth measure (part), ten
(V20; N11; D47)*
Covenant, contract, friendship pact (found in Thrace) measure-for-measure, take-for-take (not typical in Egypt)
(A80;B50; A436)*
friendship, friendship pact, making friends
(R2; R1B;R1)*
Altars with various offerings to God
to fight, make war, warrior
in (inside)
support, prop (pillar)
(O30; Aa15)*
in support, in assistance
(V208B N5 V208B)*
eternity ("infinite - cosmic eternity")
(A73 C11)*
eternity (“finite, human" - "milion years")
eternity (“finite –earthly epochs”- “zillion years”)
one, The One, Oneness (Totality), The One God
Word, Mouth, Speech, Door
(D21; N35; B5)*
breast-feed, nurse, suck
(D21; N35; A2)*
name, true essence
(Aa1; D52;X1)*
think, meditate, conceptualize, concept
(D52; X1)*
engender, become the father of, progeny
wolf, jackal, wild-dog
shepherd-dog, guardian ( - dog)
Shepherd, Ruler, Priest-King

* All hieroglyphs have been presented here with their alphabetical & numerical indices according to the GARDINER classification.

(1) - Typically from Thracian origin, the phrase “My son, my falcon (hawk)” has been preserved in the modern Bulgarian idiom. The word is pronounced “ ” in Coptic Egyptian and is also translated “Son of God”, and this is how it is being used, from the ancient Coptic Egyptian Christian liturgy, even to this very day!

(2) - In the Hebrew Bible the word meaning “God” is also in the plural form (“Elohim” = “Gods”), but it is always by definition translated as “God” (“The One God”). In the Arabic Koran, God also speaks always in the plural “We, your God”, but it is always meant “The One God” (as “Allah” is accurately translated from Arabic). In the Christian Tradition, the above visible “contradiction” (pl. vs sg.) is explained by the “Doctrine of The Holy Trinity” (i.e. God is One, but IS three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit)

(3) - It is notable that the phonetic value “n” of the above hieroglyph (standing for “of”, and for “to, unto” in the English language) has been retained the same (“n”, or “na”) in modern Bulgarian, which betrays linguistic connections to the ancient speech of the Thracians.

(4) - It is also of interest, that the phonetic values of “t”, “ta” of the above hieroglyph, standing for the definite and indefinite articles in the feminine gender (corresponding to “a” and “the” in English), have been retained in the respective prefixes and/or suffixes in the modern Bulgarian language, which demonstrates once again, a visible influence from the ancient Thracian speech.

(5) - It is quite curious a fact, that each and every classical megalithic complex comprises of at least 2, 3, or 4 vertical stone pillars, and a horizontal stone slab on top, which can be seen as the hieroglyph of Thrace, made of stone! Could this mean that the entire ancient megalithic culture in Europe was a “signature of sorts” for the vast presence of the Thracians, that Herodotus wrote about? There may actually be a “Thracian connection” between the Bulgarian Perperikon, the Minnoan Crete and the British Isles Stone Henge after all!