History

The High German Consonant Shift

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.

The Origin of the Elder Futhark

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.

The Origins of The Ancient Celts

Many European Nations today claim Celtic heritage. But where did their ancestors originally come from? A comparison of the linguistic, archaeological and genetic evidence.

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