Ancient language not heard for 4,000 years is recorded for the first time as linguists work out how English came about using ancient texts

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Ancient language not heard for 4,000 years is recorded for the first time as linguists work out how English came about using ancient texts

Post  wyatt1 on Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:39 pm

For the first time in four thousand years the ancient language called PIE can be heard thanks to decades of research.

In a recording Dr Andrew Byrd, a linguistics expert from the University of Kentucky, reads the parable of the sheep and  the horses in an ancient language called Proto-Indo-European, or PIE.
Even though there is no written record of the language, Dr Byrd has managed to recreate an approximate version based on knowledge of ancient texts in Indo-European languages, such as Latin, Greek and Sanskrit.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2437445/Ancient-language-called-PIE-heard-4-000-years-recorded-time.html#ixzz2gJBBDK4b 
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Post  ALLAKAKA on Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:20 pm

is it a PORK PIE ??????
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Post  wyatt1 on Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:23 pm

ALLAKAKA wrote:is it a PORK PIE ??????
Sounds suspiciously like it .    Grinning
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