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by cquiles
Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Germanic languages
Replies: 4
Views: 66

Pre-Germanic and Pre-Balto-Finnic shared vocabulary from Pitted Ware seal hunters

Talking Neolithic: Linguistic and Archaeological Perspectives on How Indo-European Was Implemented in Southern Scandinavia , by Iversen & Kroonen AJA (2017). Relevant excerpt: The borrowing of lexical items from hunter-gatherers into Germanic refers to the potential adoption of Proto-Germanic *selh...
by cquiles
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Balto-Slavic, Baltic & Slavic
Replies: 8
Views: 109

The infinitive in Baltic and Balto-Slavic

Open access The infinitive in Baltic and Balto-Slavic , by Miguel Villanueva Svensson, Indo-European Linguistics (2019) 7(1). Abstract: This article presents a new approach to the Baltic and Balto-Slavic infinitive system. It is argued that the traditional view (which, in essence, derives the Slavic...
by cquiles
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Balto-Slavic, Baltic & Slavic
Replies: 8
Views: 109

Indo-European heritage in the Balto-Slavic accentuation system

Indo-European heritage in the Balto-Slavic accentuation system , by Thomas Olander, in Eds. Götz Keydana, Paul Widmer, Thomas Olander Indo-European accent and ablaut (2013). Abstract: Thee free accent found in some Baltic and Slavic languages is generally agreed to be the direct reflex of the free a...
by cquiles
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Population Genomics
Topic: The Impact of Genetics Research on Archaeology and Linguistics in Eurasia
Replies: 0
Views: 41

The Impact of Genetics Research on Archaeology and Linguistics in Eurasia

The Impact of Genetics Research on Archaeology and Linguistics in Eurasia , by J. Mallory, A. Dybo & O. Balanovsky, Russian Journal of Genetics (2019) 55. Abstract: This article attempts to outline the current impact that genetics is having on the fields of archaeology and historical linguistics ac...
by cquiles
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Proto-Indo-European homeland
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Archaeology, Genetics, and Language in the Steppes (David W. Anthony 2019)

Archaeology, Genetics, and Language in the Steppes: A Comment on Bomhard , by David W. Anthony JIES, Volume 47, Number 1 & 2, Spring/Summer 2019. This paper reviews ancient human DNA from sites around the Black Sea and the Pontic-Caspian steppes in order to clarify the genetic evolution of the Yamn...
by cquiles
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Italic languages
Replies: 8
Views: 90

What became of "Sabine l"? An overlooked Proto-Italic sound law

What became of "Sabine l"? An overlooked Proto-Italic sound law , by Blanca María Prósper, JIES (2019) 47 (3/4). Up to now, no more than four reliable examples of the change da - > la - have been found, and they have been explained away as due to “Sabine influence” or paretymology. I shall try to s...
by cquiles
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Anatolian Languages
Replies: 13
Views: 136

Luwic Dialects and Anatolian: Inheritance and Diffusion (BOOK)

Luwic Dialects and Anatolian: Inheritance and Diffusion , Barcino Monographica Orientalia; 12. Series Anatolica et Indogermanica ; 1, 2019, Eds. Adiego, Ignasi-Xavier Garcia Trabazo, José Virgilio Vernet Pons, Mariona Obrador Cursach, Bartomeu Martinez Rodriguez, Elena. This book focuses on Luwic l...
by cquiles
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Society, culture & myths
Topic: Indo-European poetics, mythology, and folktale in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Indo-European poetics, mythology, and folktale in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter

Indo-European poetics, mythology, and folktale in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter . Ὑλοτόμος, ὑποτάμνον, and a new interpretation for lines 227-230 and the Demophon episode [Homeric phraseology; myths of Demeter, the Norse god Baldr, and the Vedic Sun-god; the folktale type ATU410 "Sleeping Beauty"] By...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Society, culture & myths
Topic: Rethinking the origins of the Greek alphabet and its relationship to 'western' ones
Replies: 0
Views: 54

Rethinking the origins of the Greek alphabet and its relationship to 'western' ones

Mother or Sister? Rethinking the origins of the Greek alphabet and its relation to the other 'western' alphabets , by Willemijn Waal In. Understanding Relations Between Scripts II - Early Alphabets (2019), Eds. Philip J. Boyes and Philippa M. Steele. INTRODUCTION According to prevailing opinion, th...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Population Genomics
Topic: The Yamnaya replaced Europeans, but admixed heavily as they spread to Asia
Replies: 0
Views: 54

The Yamnaya replaced Europeans, but admixed heavily as they spread to Asia

Recent papers The formation of human populations in South and Central Asia , by Narasimhan, Patterson et al. Science (2019) and An Ancient Harappan Genome Lacks Ancestry from Steppe Pastoralists or Iranian Farmers , by Shinde et al. Cell (2019). Structured Abstract. RATIONALE To elucidate the extent...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: The Yamnaya were regular horse riders (Heyd 2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 91

The Yamnaya were regular horse riders (Heyd 2020)

New paper to appear soon in PNAS, The First Rider: Osteological Evidence for Earliest Horsemanship in a Yamnaya-related burial from Romania , by Martin Trautmann, Volker Heyd, Alin Franculeasa, Bianca Elena Preda-Balanica. Abstract: One of the most striking features of the Late Neolithic/ Early Bron...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Language contact
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Contacts between Uralic and (Italo-)Celtic

I wrote the post Early Uralic – Indo-European contacts within Europe , which includes a discussion of: Uralic–(Italo-)Celtic, with an emphasis on the recent Contacts between Finnic and Celtic? by Merlijn de Smit (2019) Germanic / Balto-Slavic – Uralic contacts. Potential Uralic borrowings in Indo-Ir...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Language contact
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Indo-Iranian borrowings in Uralic

Open access PhD thesis Indo-Iranian borrowings in Uralic: Critical overview of sound substitutions and distribution criterion , by Sampsa Holopainen, University of Helsinki (2019), under the supervision of Forsberg, Saarikivi, and Kallio. Abstract: This dissertation discusses the Indo-Iranian loanwo...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Language contact
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Tocharian influenced by Samoyedic and Yeniseic

Open access paper The deviant typological profile of the Tocharian branch of Indo-European may be due to Uralic substrate influence by Peyrot, Indo-European Linguistics (2019). Abstract: Tocharian agglutinative case inflexion as well as its single series of voiceless stops, the two most striking typ...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Language contact
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Language contact

This is the thread to post papers on ancient language contacts. Of particular interest are Indo-European with Uralic (early stages), agricultural substrata, and border contacts of both dialects that might help define their ancestral location.
by cquiles
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Writing in reconstructed Proto-Indo-European
Replies: 2
Views: 8838

Re: Writing in reconstructed Proto-Indo-European

It's taking off rather slowly, since we have a very limited time, but you may want to try the Facebook group for Modern Indo-European . Fernando is usually active there in our Facebook page and groups. I can't blame anyone but us for this slow pace, but I think the more people are involved the easie...
by cquiles
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Reader Reviews: Modern Indo-European Language Learning Course
Topic: A Practical Guidebook for Modern Indo-European Explorers - Corrections
Replies: 3
Views: 19154

Re: A Practical Guidebook for Modern Indo-European Explorers - Corrections

Thank you, I will let Fernando know that you might share more corrections here. You can write to him directly at flmenchero@academiaprisca.org, he will certainly appreciate it. He has worked with both the French and English versions simultaneously, then deleted the French part, hence the appearance ...
by cquiles
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question on when the beginner's course will be released for MIE
Replies: 4
Views: 10219

Re: Question on when the beginner's course will be released for MIE

The first part (30 lessons) of the self-learning method is now online:

https://academiaprisca.org/en/resources ... guidebook/

Thank you for your patience!
by cquiles
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Reader Reviews: A Grammar Of Modern Indo-European
Topic: Proto-slavic: Schleicher's Fable
Replies: 1
Views: 16154

Re: Proto-slavic: Schleicher's Fable

Thank you for your comment.

I agree, the Slavic version and most others are a mess. They were intended as a sample of phonetic evolution, not as true samples of the proto-languages.

I will try to correct them in an update within two months or so.
by cquiles
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Anatolian Languages
Replies: 13
Views: 136

Lykische s-Verben und ske/o-Bildungen im Anatolischen

Lykische s-Verben und ske/o-Bildungen im Anatolischen , by Matilde Serangeli (2015) Abstract: Except for their most likely identification as IE ske/o- verbs, to this day not much is known about the Lycian s-verbs. Aim of the present paper is to outline an analysis of the phonetic and morphological ...
by cquiles
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Anatolian Languages
Replies: 13
Views: 136

Die anatolischen s-Stämme: flexivischer Archaismus oder Kategorie im Zerfall?

Die anatolischen s-Stämme: flexivischer Archaismus oder Kategorie im Zerfall? by Stefan Höfler (2015). Abstract: Despite the language’s early attestation, the Hittite category of neuter s-stems differs strongly both in its extent and in its inflectional properties from what we can infer as a late-P...
by cquiles
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Tocharian & Indo-Tocharian
Replies: 5
Views: 72

Die Reflexe der *nt- und *mh1no-Partizipien im Hethitischen und Tocharischen

Die Reflexe der *nt- und *mh1no-Partizipien im Hethitischen und Tocharischen (2018) , by Hannes A. Fellner & Laura Grestenberger, in: 100 Jahre Entzifferung des Hethitischen - Morphosyntaktische Kategorie in Sprachgeschichte und Forschung. Akten der Arbeitstagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft v...
by cquiles
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Question on when the beginner's course will be released for MIE
Replies: 4
Views: 10219

Re: Question on when the beginner's course will be released for MIE

Thank you for your comment, and sorry for the delay. I have to revise dozens of spam comments each 2 weeks or so to find one from an actual user... I cannot speak for Fernando, he is the one responsible for the whole work, I only help him with revisions. From what I can see in the versions he has se...
by cquiles
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Auf Deutsch
Topic: Moderatoren nicht ansprechbar
Replies: 2
Views: 13354

Re: Moderatoren nicht ansprechbar

Sie sind recht, es tut mir leid. Leider ist das Forum ein 'Spammer-Höhle' vor einigen Jahren geworden, and wir haben nur versucht, sie genug zu verwalten, um es online zu lassen, im Fall jemand es benutzen wollte. Eigentlich ist das Ratio Spammer / Benutzer in der nähe von 100:1 oder schlechter (und...
by cquiles
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Greek & Graeco-Phrygian
Replies: 7
Views: 84

The etymology of Greek σειρήν revisited

Eugenio Luján and Juan-Pablo Vita (2018). The etymology of Greek σειρήν revisited. Glotta: Volume 94, Issue 1, pp. 234-242. https://doi.org/10.13109/glot.2018.94.1.234 Abstract The standard etymological dictionaries of Greek mention two possible etymologies for the word σειρήν ‘siren’: a relationshi...
by cquiles
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Italic languages
Replies: 8
Views: 90

Latin bardus and gurdus

Nicholas Zair (2018). Latin bardus and gurdus. Glotta: Volume 94, Issue 1, pp. 311-318. https://doi.org/10.13109/glot.2018.94.1.311 Abstract The origin of the Latin words bardus ‘stupid’ and gurdus ‘stupid’ is examined. It is shown that bardus cannot be borrowed from Etruscan, as previously claimed....
by cquiles
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Greek & Graeco-Phrygian
Replies: 7
Views: 84

Ἄτλας ἀστεμφής: Traces of local particles in Greek compounds and the origins of intensive alpha

Lucien van Beek (2018). Ἄτλας ἀστεμφής: Traces of local particles in Greek compounds and the origins of intensive alpha. Glotta: Volume 94, Issue 1, pp. 38-81. https://doi.org/10.13109/glot.2018.94.1.38 Abstract In Greek compounds, non-privative ἀ- is normally derived from copulative *sm̥ - (cf. Ved...
by cquiles
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Where are Pokorny's Abbreviation Key and Citation Index?
Replies: 1
Views: 8587

Re: Where are Pokorny's Abbreviation Key and Citation Index?

Hi, thank you for your comment. All maintained derivative work of Pokorny's dictionary is posted here: https://academiaprisca.org/en/resources/pokornys-proto-indo-european-etymological-lexicon/ You can find there a link to the original books by Pokorny, hosted at Archive.org. Instead of the traditio...
by cquiles
Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Configurational change in Indo-European coordinate constructions
Replies: 0
Views: 13877

Configurational change in Indo-European coordinate constructions

Configurational change in Indo-European coordinate constructions by Moreno Mitrovic, IN. Word Order Change (2018). This chapter investigates the word order change in Indo-European coordinate construction: in one type, the coordinator occupies the peninitial (enclitic in second) position, and in the...
by cquiles
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: North-West Indo-European, Italo-Celtic, Northern IE
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Proto–Italic laryngeals in the context ClHC– and new Italic and Celtic etymological connections

Proto–Italic laryngeals in the context ClHC– and new Italic and Celtic etymological connections , by Blanca María Prósper , Rivista di Linguistica e dialettologia, Roma, 2017. Abstract: This paper is concerned with unexpected phonetic outcomes in the Italic languages in environments containing a co...
by cquiles
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Society, culture & myths
Topic: Áns saga bogsveigis - A Counterfactual Egils saga and yet Another Twist on the Myth of Þórr’s Visit to Útgarða-Loki
Replies: 0
Views: 22121

Áns saga bogsveigis - A Counterfactual Egils saga and yet Another Twist on the Myth of Þórr’s Visit to Útgarða-Loki

Open access Áns saga bogsveigis - A Counterfactual Egils saga and yet Another Twist on the Myth of Þórr’s Visit to Útgarða-Loki , by Eldar Heide, Edda (2018) 105(2). Abstract: This article argues that the Icelandic legendary saga Áns saga bogsveigis was written as a complementary Egils saga with an ...
by cquiles
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Greek & Graeco-Phrygian
Replies: 7
Views: 84

Expressivität oder Lautgesetz? Drei griechische Etymologien

Expressivität oder Lautgesetz? Drei griechische Etymologien , by Daniel Kölligan , International Journal of Diachronic Linguistics and Linguistic Reconstruction 14 (2017): 31–49. Abstract: The paper argues that the assumption of irregular processes such as taboo distortion, ad hoc dissimilation, an...
by cquiles
Thu May 24, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Greek & Graeco-Phrygian
Replies: 7
Views: 84

The Homeric Formulary Template and a Linguistic Innovation in the Epics

The Homeric Formulary Template and a Linguistic Innovation in the Epics , by Alan J. Nussbaum , In: Language and Meter , Eds. Dieter Gunkel & Olav Hackstein, Leiden (2018), From: Brill’s Studies in Indo-European Languages & Linguistics , Eds. Craig Melchert and Olav Hackstein. Introduction: The fol...
by cquiles
Thu May 24, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Resources & research centers
Topic: The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CHD)
Replies: 0
Views: 20479

The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CHD)

The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CHD), Eds. Hans G. Güterbock, Harry A. Hoffner, and Theo P. J. van den Hout. Homepage: Chicago Hittite Dictionary Project, a project of the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute Official website of the publication: T...
by cquiles
Thu May 24, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Greek & Graeco-Phrygian
Replies: 7
Views: 84

The augment use in Iliad 6: An evidential marker?

The augment use in Iliad 6: An evidential marker? , by Filip De Decker Les Études classiques 84 (2016), p. 259-317. Abstract.- This article discusses the augment use and absence in Iliad 6. In our research, we will only use forms that are confirmed by the metre. We therefore start by outlining whic...
by cquiles
Fri May 18, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: Hittite and Early Iron Age Glass from Kaman- Kalehöyük and Büklükale, Turkey
Replies: 0
Views: 13398

Hittite and Early Iron Age Glass from Kaman- Kalehöyük and Büklükale, Turkey

Hittite and Early Iron Age Glass from Kaman- Kalehöyük and Büklükale, Turkey: Evidence for Local Production and Continuity? , by J. Henderson, S. Chenery, S. Omura, K. Matsumura and E. Faber, AAS XXI 2018. Abstract: This paper presents the first global results from electron probe microanalysis of g...
by cquiles
Fri May 18, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Italic languages
Replies: 8
Views: 90

The Italic words for ‘moon/month’ and ‘sun’ New evidence from the Sabellian languages

The Italic words for ‘moon/month’ and ‘sun’ New evidence from the Sabellian languages , by Paolo Poccetti, In Etymology and the European Lexicon,Proceedings of the 14th Fachtagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft, 17–22 September 2012, Copenhagen. Abstract: This paper analyses two Oscan words, att...
by cquiles
Fri May 18, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Tocharian & Indo-Tocharian
Replies: 5
Views: 72

Unus testis, unicus testis? The ablaut of root aorists in Tocharian and Indo-European

Unus testis, unicus testis? The ablaut of root aorists in Tocharian and Indo-European , by Ronald Kim, In "The Indo-European Verb: Proceedings of the Conference of the Society for Indo-European Studies, Los Angeles 13-15 September 2010," ed. by H. Craig Melchert. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 137-49. Abstra...
by cquiles
Fri May 18, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Tocharian & Indo-Tocharian
Replies: 5
Views: 72

Slavic onъ, Lithuanian anàs and Tocharian A anac, anäṣ

Slavic onъ, Lithuanian anàs and Tocharian A anac, anäṣ , by Michaël Peyrot, Leiden University (2017). Abstract: Tocharian A has two pronominal forms that are rarely discussed in the literature: an allative anac and an ablative anäṣ. These forms could theoretically be perfect matches of the pronomin...
by cquiles
Wed May 09, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Linguistic Reconstruction of Inflectional Categories: The Three Original Functions of Indo-European -i-Presents
Replies: 0
Views: 13062

Linguistic Reconstruction of Inflectional Categories: The Three Original Functions of Indo-European -i-Presents

Linguistic Reconstruction of Inflectional Categories: The Three Original Functions of Indo-European -i-Presents , Roland A. Pooth, FIU Indo-European Linguistics Report 1 (2018). Abstract: Indo-European -i-Presents have up to three different origins. They go back to verbs with a derivational suffix ...
by cquiles
Wed May 09, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Balto-Slavic, Baltic & Slavic
Replies: 8
Views: 109

The Dual Treatment of *-oi in Slavic Revisited

The Dual Treatment of *-oi in Slavic Revisited (2015) , Yaroslav Gorbachov, University of Chicago. Introduction: 1. The Problem The final syllable is a phonological domain in which the traditional comparative method of invoking regular sound correspondences and predictable sound changes often encou...
by cquiles
Wed May 09, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Society, culture & myths
Topic: Black Ships and Sea Raiders: The Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Context of Odysseus' Second Cretan Lie
Replies: 0
Views: 13015

Black Ships and Sea Raiders: The Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Context of Odysseus' Second Cretan Lie

First chapters ofthe book Black Ships and Sea Raiders: The Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Context of Odysseus' Second Cretan Lie (2017) by Jeff Emanuel. Abstract: The Late Bronze Age ended with a bang in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean: palaces and empires collapsed, from Greece to Egypt; coast...
by cquiles
Wed May 09, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Anatolian Languages
Replies: 13
Views: 136

The Genitive Plural in Luwian Hieroglyphic and its Comparanda from the Related Luwian Languages

The Genitive Plural in Luwian Hieroglyphic and its Comparanda from the Related Luwian Languages (2016) , by Fred Woudhuizen, In: Havva İşkan’a Armağan LYKIARKHISSA Festschrift für Havva İşkan. Introduction: As there is a tendency in Luwian hieroglyphic to express the genitive plural by the genitive...
by cquiles
Wed May 09, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Tocharian & Indo-Tocharian
Replies: 5
Views: 72

On the Development of Labiovelars, Syntax and Semantics of Agent Formations In Tocharian

On the Development of Labiovelars In Tocharian (2006) , by Hannes A. Fellner In: Proceedings of the seventeenth annual UCLA Indo-European conference, Los Angeles October 27–28, 2005. Ed. by Karlene Jones-Bley et al., Washington, DC: Institute for the Study of Man (JIES Monogr. 52), 51-65. Abstract:...
by cquiles
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Society, culture & myths
Topic: The irreducible Gauls used to swear by Belenos. Or did they?
Replies: 0
Views: 13839

The irreducible Gauls used to swear by Belenos. Or did they?

[url)https://www.academia.edu/31487552/The_irreducible_Gauls_used_to_swear_by_Belenos._Or_did_they_Celtic_religion_henbane_and_historical_misapprehensions]The irreducible Gauls used to swear by Belenos. Or did they? Celtic religion, henbane and historical misapprehensions[/url], by [url)https://usal...
by cquiles
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Italic languages
Replies: 8
Views: 90

“How useful is case morphology?”: from Latin to French: Continuités et ruptures

“How useful is case morphology?”: from Latin to French: Continuités et ruptures, by Lene Schøsler. DOI: 10.1515/9783110551716-008, In: Latin Tardif - Français Ancien: Continuités et Ruptures, edited by Anne Carlier, Celine Guillot-Barbance, De Gruyter 2018. Read it at Google Books On the same intere...
by cquiles
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Celtic languages
Replies: 2
Views: 22

The origin of the Old Irish oblique relative conjunct particle -(s)aN-

[url)http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/dia.16036.gar]On morphological internalization. The origin of the Old Irish oblique relative conjunct particle -(s)aN-[/url], Carlos García-Castillero, Diachronica, Volume 35, Issue 1, 2018, pages: 35 –70. Abstract: This paper deals with the creation of the Old Irish o...
by cquiles
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Germanic languages
Replies: 4
Views: 66

Verb-third in Otfrid’s Evangelienbuch

Verb-third in Otfrid’s Evangelienbuch , by Katerina Somers, NOWELE. North-Western European Language Evolution, Volume 71, Issue 1, 2018, pages: 56 –98. Abstract: This article investigates the status of so-called verb-final declaratives in Otfrid’s Evangelienbuch, with a focus on whether clauses in ...
by cquiles
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Society, culture & myths
Topic: The Iranian Männerbund Revisited
Replies: 0
Views: 13914

The Iranian Männerbund Revisited

The Iranian Männerbund Revisited , by Touraj Daryaee, Iran and the Caucasus, Volume 22, Issue 01, pages 38 – 49. Abstract: This article discusses some of the Iranian evidence in relation to the idea of Indo-European Männerbund, which first was brought forth by Stig Wikander. There have been objecti...
by cquiles
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: How Did Amber Come to the Pontic Area in the Migration Period?, The Crimea and the Northern Black Sea Coast
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Views: 13076

How Did Amber Come to the Pontic Area in the Migration Period?, The Crimea and the Northern Black Sea Coast

How Did Amber Come to the Pontic Area in the Migration Period?, The Crimea and the Northern Black Sea Coast , by Bartosz Kontny , in Archaeological Research 1956–2013, eds M. Matera, R. Karasiewicz-Szczypiorski, ŚWIATOWIT Supplement Series C: Pontica et Caucasica, vol. I, Warszawa, p. 121-138. As i...
by cquiles
Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: A comparative chronology of the Prehistory of the area between the Vistula and Dnieper: 4000-1000 BC.
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Views: 12953

A comparative chronology of the Prehistory of the area between the Vistula and Dnieper: 4000-1000 BC.

A comparative chronology of the Prehistory of the area between the Vistula and Dnieper: 4000-1000 BC. /The foundations of radiocarbon chronology of cultures between the Vistula and Dnieper: 4000-1000 BC, Poznań, 2003. (Baltic-Pontic Studies, vol. 12), p. 396-414 This volume of the Baltic-Pontic Stu...
by cquiles
Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Anatolian Languages
Replies: 13
Views: 136

From Head to Toe in Hittite: the Language of the Human Body

From Head to Toe in Hittite: the Language of the Human Body , by Harry Hoffner, 'Go the the Land I Will Show You'. Studies in Honor of Dwight W. Young Introduction: There are approximately seventy known Hittite words for parts of the human body. Most are marked with the Sumerian determinative UZU '...
by cquiles
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: The Red-Blue Conundrum: an Archaeo-linguistic Approach to Red Dyes and Blue Flowers in Prehistory
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The Red-Blue Conundrum: an Archaeo-linguistic Approach to Red Dyes and Blue Flowers in Prehistory

The Red-Blue Conundrum: an Archaeo-linguistic Approach to Red Dyes and Blue Flowers in Prehistory , by Mikkel Nørtoft, Archaeological Textiles Review 59. Abstract : Plants from the Rubiaceae family (Rubia, Galium, and Asperula) are often grouped together as madder because they have been used for dy...
by cquiles
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Anatolian Languages
Replies: 13
Views: 136

On the potential Mellaart's forgery of the Luwian documents

The concerns about the potential forgery of these documents began long ago , ignited by previous known forgeries by Mellaart, and it was answered by Fred Woudhuizen . As far as I know, the recent news come from the investigation led by the very authors of the study, including Eberhard Zangger at Luw...
by cquiles
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: About the genesis of the Late PIE thematic conjugation from Early PIE medial forms
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Views: 12669

About the genesis of the Late PIE thematic conjugation from Early PIE medial forms

Zur Genese der späturidg. thematischen Konjugation aus frühuridg. Medialformen , Roland Pooth , Indogermanische Forschungen (2004) 109, 31-60. Introduction : Mit der vorliegenden Arbeit möchte ich einen Vorschlag zurMoti-vierung der Genese der späturidg. thematischen Flexion aus frühuridg.Medialfor...
by cquiles
Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: North-West Indo-European, Italo-Celtic, Northern IE
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Italo-Celtica: Linguistic and Cultural Points of Contact between Italic and Celtic

Italo-Celtica: Linguistic and Cultural Points of Contact between Italic and Celtic , by Michael Weiss , in Stephanie W. Jamison, H. Craig Melchert, and Brent VIne (eds.) Proceedings of the 23rd Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, 151-73 Excerpt: Introduction Some months ago I read the following s...
by cquiles
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Society, culture & myths
Topic: The formation of the Homeric epics
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Views: 14025

The formation of the Homeric epics

The formation of the Homeric epics , by Margalit Finkelberg . In: F.-H. Mutschler (ed.). Singing the World. The Homeric Epics and the Chinese Book of Songs Compared. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018, 15-38. Excerpt: In the late antique commentary on The Art of Grammar of the second-century BCE s...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Balto-Slavic, Baltic & Slavic
Replies: 8
Views: 109

Lith. rìsti, rìta “roll”, OCS ‑rěsti, ‑ręštǫ “find” and the PIE root *ret- in Balto-Slavic

Lith. rìsti, rìta “roll”, OCS ‑rěsti, ‑ręštǫ “find” and the PIE root *ret- in Balto-Slavic , Miguel Villanueva Svensson, Baltistica (2017) 52(2). Abstract: Lie. rìsti, rìta (la. rist, ritu), riẽsti, riẽčia (la. rìest, rìešu) ir sl. *‑rě̋sti, *‑rę̋t(j)ǫ, *‑rě̋tъ „rasti“ kildinami iš ide. šaknies *re...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: North-West Indo-European, Italo-Celtic, Northern IE
Replies: 2
Views: 32

The Latin fifth declension and the Baltic -ē-stems

The Latin fifth declension and the Baltic -ē-stems by Dariusz Piwowarczyk, Baltistica (2017) 52(2). Abstract: The purpose of this article is to present the history of the comparison made by scholars between the Latin fifth declension and the Baltic -ē-stems and to decide whether both of those forma...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Balto-Slavic, Baltic & Slavic
Replies: 8
Views: 109

The hypothesis of a postpositional compensatory lengthening (van Wijk’s law) vs. a relative chronology of Common Slavic

The hypothesis of a postpositional compensatory lengthening (so-called van Wijk’s law) vs. the relative chronology of Common Slavic phonologi­cal devel­opments – in search of inconsistencies , by Zbigniew Babik, Baltistica (2017) 52(2) Abstract: “Van Wijk’s law” is currently defined by its advocate...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Balto-Slavic, Baltic & Slavic
Replies: 8
Views: 109

Ablaut and neo-ablaut in Baltic and Indo-European

Open Access Ablaut and neo-ablaut in Baltic and Indo-European by Daniel Petit, Baltistica (2017) 52(2) Abstract: It is often assumed that PIE ablaut, used as a sub-morpheme accompanying other morphemes, tends to recede over time in the history of the individual Indo-European languages. On the other ...
by cquiles
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Germanic languages
Replies: 4
Views: 66

The Constituent Order of Hwæt-Clauses in Old English Prose

The Constituent Order of Hwæt-Clauses in Old English Prose , by Anna Cichosz, Journal of Germanic Linguistics 30(1):1-42 Abstract : The aim of the present study is to conduct a comprehensive corpus analysis of the constituent order of main declarative clauses with the interjection hwæt ‘what’ in th...
by cquiles
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Tocharian & Indo-Tocharian
Replies: 5
Views: 72

More on perfect and resultative in Tocharian

More on perfect and resultative in Tocharian , a draft by Ilja A. Seržant Conclusion : In this paper I took the semasiological approach departing from the form and not from a particular meaning. Drawing on Thomas (1957) and Seržant (2016) I claim that the PP construction codes the meaning of perfec...
by cquiles
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Resources & research centers
Topic: Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) Project
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Views: 13041

Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) Project

Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) Project Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) is a European Research Council funded project hosted at the Faculty of Classics, Cambridge. We are working on new approaches to the history of writing, with a focu...
by cquiles
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Resources & research centers
Topic: 'Virtual issue' of the Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, featuring Mycenaean-focused article
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Views: 13287

'Virtual issue' of the Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, featuring Mycenaean-focused article

A 'virtual issue' of the Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, featuring a series of Mycenaean-focused articles published over the years, has been made openly accessible here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)2041-5370/homepage/bics_virtual_issue_on_mycenaean_studies.htm
by cquiles
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Germanic languages
Replies: 4
Views: 66

Frisian Substrate versus Internal Change in Western Dutch

Frisian Substrate versus Internal Change in Western Dutch by Michiel de Vaan One of the main features which distinguish the dialects of western Dutch from their eastern neighbours, is the presence of an unrounded short vowel i or e in a number of words where the standard language displays rounded u...
by cquiles
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Resources & research centers
Topic: The database of Eurasian phonological inventories (beta version)
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Views: 13020

The database of Eurasian phonological inventories (beta version)

Over at http://eurasianphonology.info/ This site is an interface to the database of Eurasian phonological inventories. The database was conceived and implemented by Dmitry Nikolaev (dsnikolaev [at] gmail [dot] com) with contributions from Andrey Nikulin and Anton Kukhto and financial support from Fo...
by cquiles
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Society, culture & myths
Topic: Archeoastronomical interpretation of the architecture of the Early Bronze Age mound (in Russian)
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Views: 8573

Archeoastronomical interpretation of the architecture of the Early Bronze Age mound (in Russian)

Archeoastronomical interpretation of the architecture of the Early Bronze Age mound Археоастрономическая интерпретация архитектуры кургана эпохи энеолита–ранней бронзы Иванова С.В. Потемкина Т.М. by Svetlana Ivanova

See pp. 18 and ff. of the paper
by cquiles
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: Megalitic traditions of the North-Western Black Sea Region (in Russian)
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Views: 8140

Megalitic traditions of the North-Western Black Sea Region (in Russian)

Мегалитические традиции Северо-Западного Причерноморья / S.V. Ivanova Megalitic traditions of the North-Western Black Sea Region by Svetlanta Ivanova Abstract : This article is devoted to the problem of the origin of megalithic tradition in funeral rites of the tribes Chalcolithic and Bronze Age No...
by cquiles
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: Eastern Europe at the dawn of the kurgan tradition (in Russian)
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Views: 7997

Eastern Europe at the dawn of the kurgan tradition (in Russian)

Eastern Europe at the dawn of the kurgan tradition (in Russian) , by Igor Manzura Abstract : The paper deals with the problem of emergence of the most ancient burial mounds in the southern part of Eastern Europe. The author starts with discussing the most disputable issues related to the problem in...
by cquiles
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: The Yamnaya (Pit-Grave) cultural-historical community (in Russian)
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Views: 7956

The Yamnaya (Pit-Grave) cultural-historical community (in Russian)

ИСТОРИЧЕСКИЕ РЕКОНСТРУКЦИИ И АРХЕОЛОГИЧЕСКИЕ РЕАЛИИ (ямная культурно-историческая область) , С.В. Иванова Понятие “археологическая культура” ỳже понятия культуры в целом, включающем в себя все, что создано человеческим обществом. К тому же следам и остаткам древних обществ присущи специфическая при...
by cquiles
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Population Genomics
Topic: Insular Celtic population structure and genomic footprints of migration
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Views: 8407

Insular Celtic population structure and genomic footprints of migration

Insular Celtic population structure and genomic footprints of migration , by Byrne et al., PLOS Genetics (2018). Abstract Previous studies of the genetic landscape of Ireland have suggested homogeneity, with population substructure undetectable using single-marker methods. Here we have harnessed th...
by cquiles
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: Steppe Eneolithic Cultures (in Russian)
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Views: 7858

Steppe Eneolithic Cultures (in Russian)

Steppe Eneolithic Cultures (in Russian) , by Igor Manzura . Introduction : История исследования и структура энеолита Северо-Западного Причер- номорья. За последние двадцать лет в целом сложились достаточно полные пред- ставления об особенностях культурного развития в Северо-Западном Причерно- морье...
by cquiles
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: Eneolithic contacts of the Eastern European steppe people with the Balkan population
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Eneolithic contacts of the Eastern European steppe people with the Balkan population

The contacts of the Eastern European steppe people with the Balkan population during the transition period from Neolithic to Eneolithic , by Nadezhda Kotova . Abstract This article is devoted to cultural contacts of steppe population and Balkan people about 5300–4800 BC. Numerous imports (adornment...
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Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Archaeology & Prehistory
Topic: The Pontic-Caspian steppe, with emphasis on North-West Pontic region - Interactions, changes and meaning
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Views: 7797

The Pontic-Caspian steppe, with emphasis on North-West Pontic region - Interactions, changes and meaning

Interactions, changes and meanings. Essays in honour of Igor Manzura on the occasion of his 60th birthday . Țerna S., Govedarica B. (eds.). 2016. Kishinev: Stratum Plus. Table of Contents: P. Biagi (Venice, Italy), E. Starnini (Turin, Italy). The Origin and Spread of the Late Mesolithic Blade and T...