Before Babel? Ancient Mother Tongue Reconstructed

06/05/2013 18:05

May 6, 2013

The ancestors of people from across Europe and Asia may have spoken a common language about 15,000 years ago, new research suggests. Now, researchers have reconstructed words, such as "mother," "to pull" and "man," which would have been spoken by ancient hunter-gatherers, possibly in an area such as the Caucuses or the modern-day country of Georgia.  [Read more] ...