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Re: Family project

From:Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Saturday, August 4, 2001, 3:59
Vasiliy Chernov wrote:

> BTW, any ideas for the chronology? I'd vote for the protolang > representing an early Bronze Age human culture, and a naturalistic > pace of linguistic changes for the daughter languages.
What constitutes a naturalistic pace? For me, that would be entirely dependent on the chronology that one constructs. Language change is dependent on changing societal needs, to a large extent. =================================== Thomas Wier | AIM: trwier "Aspidi men Saiôn tis agalletai, hên para thamnôi entos amômêton kallipon ouk ethelôn; autos d' exephugon thanatou telos: aspis ekeinê erretô; exautês ktêsomai ou kakiô" - Arkhilokhos