The oldest ancient Greek script known to us is Linear B,a syllabic script used by the so called “Mycenean” Greeks at least since the 14th century BC, as indicated by the oldest dated Linear B texts. It has been deciphered by Michael Ventris in 1956 and confirms that Greek is a language spoken and written for at least 35 consecutive centuries! Do you want to learn more? Check out our ancient Greek & Bible Greek curriculum and see which sections interest you the most!