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From: Bud Rogers <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] The Celtic Myth - Language spread by trade alone? Uh-huh
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 18:15:32 -0500
On Sunday 28 October 2007 16:57, Dora Smith wrote:
> Folks, I think you are setting up Celts as a straw man in order to
> shoot down the role played by various Indo-European,
> Proto-Indo-European, and ancestors thereof in the languages, cultures
> and ethnicity of Europe. I would certainly agree that the "Celts"
> were an ethnically and historically complex entity, but I doubt that
> is the point, particularly when you refer to other peoples, like
> Germans and Italians, who clearly spoke the same group of languages,
> as "Celts".
Dora, I didn't even mention the Celts. I was following up on Alan's
reference and link about the Paleolithic Continuity Theory which, at
least as I understand it so far, is about something much older and much
deeper than anything to do with Celts or Germans or Italians.
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