IE and Semitic

JoatSimeon at JoatSimeon at
Thu Feb 4 07:39:16 UTC 1999

>Odegard at (Mark Odegard <Odegard at>)

>For whatever reason (perhaps the final pulse of sea level rising
>sometime before 3000 BCE), the Anatolians became restricted to
>Anatolia, and by 2000, pre-Greek was/had infiltrated Greece, while
>the main body of IE-speakers was found up and beyond the
>Vardar-Morava corridor.

-- this runs into the lexical chronology problem again.

However early Anatolian separated from PIE, it still had the same 4th-
millenium vocabulary for draught, horses, etc.

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