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Google Earth blurs out Rovas

Another article about the suspicious practice in the Google Street View. A great part of the Rovas city limit signs are blurred out. More anti-Rovas issues.

 

Google Earth blurs out Rovas city limit signs

Hungarians are baffled over Google policy of blurring out Rovas city signs in Google Earth street view. 

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Google – Rovas censorship?

Strange practice in the Google Street View. A great part of the Rovas city limit signs are simply blurred out. And there are more anti-Rovas issues. (Photos and links)

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Runic supporters swear at Israel

The international encoding of the Rovas script gets further bogged down. The Old Hungarian Runic supporters indulge in nazi, antisemitic statements.

 

Instead of consensus – cultural Blitzkrieg

Since 2008, in the international encoding process of the Szekely-Hungarian Rovas (erronously called Old Hungarian / Hungarian Runic) there is an unfortunate “cultural war” waged by pro-Runic encoding activists against the Hungarian scientific-professional stakeholders and the user community.

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Declaration to ISO/IEC, UTC

Representatives of the Hungarian scientific, technological and standardization community made a joint declaration against the scandalous encoding process of the Szekely-Hungarian Rovas and for the start of an expert based standardization. 

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Aiming a nazi script?

The “runization” attempt of the Szekely-Hungarian Rovas in the Unicode-ISO encoding process is supported by extreme ideologies.

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Handwritten Rovas

There are experiments to develop quick types of handwritten Rovas, though no signs of their wide spread usage.

 

Modern experiments with Rovas

Gyorsrovás (in English: Quick Rovas or Rovas Shorthand) was developed by Attila Répai as an alternative way to write Hungarian using a rounded style of the Hungarian rovás (used in books between the 16th and 19th centuries).

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Rovas in the New York Times

The NYT is surprised about a “Hungarian dominated region in the middle of Romania”. The illustration is a hockey-jersey with Szekely Land label. There is Rovas script on it as well.

 

Symbol of a struggle – An article in the New York Times about the Szekely Land

Friday, February 8, 2013

James Montague for The New York Times

A fan at the Romanian Cup final.

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Szekely Rovas in Africa

Szekely rally racers from Gyergyó erected a totem pole (Kopjafa) in the Sahara desert. Of course with Szekely-Hungarian Rovas, the national script on it.

 

Szekely Kopjafa (totem pole) erected in the Sahara desert

Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Székely Hungarian participants of the Budapest-Bamako Rally erected a Hungarian totem pole (Kopjafa) in Western Sahara; the plaque on the totem pole marks the imaginary line called Tropic of Cancer in both Latin and ancient Hungarian Rovas characters.

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Rovas memory game

Good news for those who would like to learn the ancient Hungarian writing system, the Szekely-Hungarian Rovas script. Memory game.

 

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

There is a simple but effective memory game that you can install on your computer and start learning the Rovas script right away.

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Rovas Bible to the Pope

The official appreciation of the Rovas Bible is an unprecedented cultural diplomacy success for the Szekely-Hungarian Rovas.

 

New Testament’s Rovas edition to Pope Benedict 16-th

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

As part of the Papal Audience on February 15, 2012, the head of the Rovas Foundation, László Sípos presented a special Rovas Script Edition of the New Testament and an informative cover letter about the ancient Hungarian writing system to Pope Benedict XVI.

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New Testament in Rovas

The first ever New Testament in Szekely-Hungarian Rovas, the national writing system of the Hungarians was presented to Pope Benedict XVI.

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Rovas standardizations starts?

Probably the last contemporary script of the world not incorporated yet into the international standard – the Szekely-Hungarian Rovas.

 

Unicode Consortium puts Rovas standardization on the agenda

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Great news for Hungarians around the world: after 14 years of uncertainty the Székely-Hungarian ?Rovas?

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Rovas – National unity

The ?Rovas? Foundation sent a letter to all parliamentary parties urging them to work together for national unity.

 

Our ancient writing system is a matter of national importance

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The letter has been sent to the parliamentary group leaders of Fidesz, MPSz, KDNP, Jobbik, MSZP and LMP, as well as the major Hungarian media outlets both at home and around the world.