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2/25/11 How is English Related to Languages Spoken Elsewhere in Indo-European Language Sir William Jones (1786) – theory about the similarities between Latin, Greek and Sanskrit Emerged from “Proto-Indo-European” language which is believed to be the mother tongue Two parts: (1) Centum languages – western European languages (2) Satem languages – eastern European and Asian languages
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2/25/11 Indo-European Language family. Online: http://www.danshort.com/ie/iecentum.htm, Retrieved on January 30,2011.
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2/25/11 Indo-European Language family. Online: http://www.danshort.com/ie/iecentum.htm, Retrieved on January 30,2011.
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2/25/11 Indo-European Language Timeline 5000 BC – Danube River valley as homeland - farming as occupation - the area is central for expansion - other possibility: steppes in the North of Black Sea 4000 BC - proto-Anatolians moved southeast to Thrace - proto-Tocharians moved east to Ukraine; horse culture -emergence of western dialects (Italic, Celtic, Illyrians) at the upper Danube
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2/25/11 Indo-European Language 3000 Bc - domestication of horses in Ukraine - proto-Anatolians continued into the Greece and Asia Minor - proto-Tocharians continued into the steppes to Northwest China - proto-Celts left the Western dialect and expanded to Southern Germany
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course GEOG 3 taught by Professor Hayssen,a during the Spring '08 term at Santa Rosa.

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