PIE breakup in ca. 1750 B.C.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal mcv at WXS.NL
Wed Oct 28 16:31:55 UTC 1998

"N. Ganesan" <naga_ganesan at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:

>My thanks to Mr. Vidal for explaining the "standard" IE model.
>What strikes me is the vast expanse in time proposed by say,
>Gimbutas and on the otherside, say Drews. Whether 5000 B.C.
>or 1750 B.C?? More so, when we consider the fact that the
>origins of IE is of central concern in the West for ages.

Or at least it has been recognized as a puzzle for the last century
and a half.  Barring spectacular new developments in linguistics,
genetics and/or archaeology, the question will remain open to
speculation forever.

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
mcv at wxs.nl

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