How Indo-European Languages Most Likely Spread

indoeuropean languagesThis animation shows how Indo-European languages most likely spread across Europe and Asia following the path of the expansion of farming…


The map was created by the Business Insider Science team and is based on a study led by evolutionary biologist Quentin Atkinson.  By mapping vocabulary and other data they found that the original Indo-European language is likely to have developed in Anatolia starting 8000 – 9500 years ago.

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