~ Greek: βουστροφηδόν; from βοῦς, bous, “ox”
and στροφή, strophē, “turn,”,
connoting the way an ox ploughs a field.~
Photo of the Gortyn Code Of Law (ca. 500 BCE) written in the boustrophedon form on the Wall Of Inscriptions in Knossos taken in Crete in October 1992.
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