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 Anatolia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The settlement of Troy starts in the Neolithic and continues forward into the Iron Age.
Major civilizations and peoples that have settled in or conquered Anatolia include the Colchians, Hattians, Luwians, Hittites, Phrygians, Cimmerians, Lydians, Persians, Celts, Tabals, Meshechs, Greeks, Pelasgians, Armenians, Romans, Goths, Kurds, Byzantines, Seljuk Turks, and Ottomans.
In fact, given the antiquity of the Indo-European Hittite and Luwian languages, some scholars have proposed Anatolia as the hypothetical center from which the Indo-European languages have radiated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anatolia   (1301 words)

 IE.org: New Books on Indo-European
It suggests that the rituals were primarily created by scribes who did not rely on direct observation and recording, but instead relied on their familiarity with current practices.
It includes a history of the language and its discovery and decipherment, and a concise grammar with original material on Luwian syntax.
Woudhuizen, Fred C. Luwian Hieroglyphic Monumental Rock and Stone Inscriptions from the Hittite Empire Period.
www.indo-european.org /books.html   (3125 words)

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