The Human Journey
The Evolution of Language

The Evolution of Language


The Search for Our Original Language

“The peoples of India, Iran and Europe speak a Babel of tongues, but most — English included — are descended from an ancient language known as proto-Indo-European. Scholars have argued for two centuries about the identity and homeland of those who spoke this parent language, but a surprisingly sudden resolution of this longstanding issue may be at hand.” From “ The Tangled Roots of English” by Nicholas Wade.

For a full expansion of this latest research read Nicholas Wade’s complete article, published in The New York Times in February 2015.

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