Ancient Scripts of the
An historical overview of writing systems and examples and explanations
The Akkadian cuneiform script was adapted from Sumerian cuneiform
in about 2350 BC. The Akkadian script was used until about the 1st
century AD and was adapted to write many other languages of Mesopotamia,
including Babylonian and Assyrian.
Early History of the Indo-European Languages
Article from Scientific American, March, 1990. This article
posits that the Indo-European Languages originated in Armenia. A
map is included to show how these languages spread.
Read this detailed essay about Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans
and trace the fascinating progression of the English language.
Quick Overview of the History of the Greek Language
A brief introduction to the basics of the history of the Greek Language,
together with added resources and links provided by Greek Language
and Linguistics Gateway. (Especially see Brian
Joseph's article on Ancient Greek)
Language and the Native Americans
This paper is revised from Polat Kaya, "Search For a Probable
Linguistic and Cultural Kinship Between the Turkish People of Asia
and the Native Peoples of Americas".
Perseus Digital Library
Tour the ancient world, read Latin and Greek texts, browse ancient
art and archaelogy. To locate dictionaries, type "dictionary"
Arranged in language families, this site will give you insight into
the relationships between different languages.
Origin and History of the English Language
A short synopsis of the emergence of the English language with many interesting
History of the
A thorough composite of links from Pre History up to Present-day
An encyclopedic entry detailing the differences between Romance
languages and Latin, a bit of the history behind the evolution of
those languages, and a listing out of all the Romance languages
and dialects. (Article found below the Google Search and links.)
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More interesting sites you might want to try.
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