Modern German is very different from it’s North and West Germanic cousins chiefly because of one defining feature: The High German Consonant Shift. It is still unclear, however, where and how this change in pronunciation came about, which this article seeks to examine.
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A long time ago, in a North Atlantic far far away… Introduction Earlier this week I was drawn into an enlightening discussion with my colleague Ben Frey about the complicated textual tradition that lies behind George Lucas’s “Star Wars,” which few outside the scholarly community realize is…
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The mythical runes of the Vikings have fascinated many throughout the centuries. In some areas of Scandinavia they remained in use until as late as the 17th century. But where did they originally come from? A comparison of the Latin, North Etruscan and Phoenician Theses of the origin of the runes.
Many European Nations today claim Celtic heritage. But where did their ancestors originally come from? A comparison of the linguistic, archaeological and genetic evidence.
As promised in last weeks article, I’ve been updating a few of my older posts, such as this one: Apart from this I’ve added a table of contents with links to the different sub-chapters to articles over 5 minutes reading time for easier access and navigation. I’ve also started work on a new, more inContinue reading “Update on the Ancient Italic Peoples”
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