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Caspian origins for European language

Friday, 20 Feb 2015

According to the latter, Indo-European languages originated in the Pontic-Caspian steppe and spread together with cultural innovations, beginning 6,500–5,500 years ago.

The former suggests that these languages spread with the diffusion of farming from Anatolia (modern-day Turkey), beginning 9,500–8,000 years ago.

Interesting addition to the Steppe hypothesis for the origin of the Indo European languages.