Category Archives: Language

N for Numeral

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The history of Latin Numerals is a surprisingly controversial subject primarily because the Etruscan roots of Latin Numerals are cast in stone in Scotland. Advertisements

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Shaping The Saxon Shore

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The histories of Britain and France are closely coupled because Britain was once part of Europe. Understanding their histories requires an appreciation of when Britain separated from Europe.

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Shaping Roman Scotland

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Roman forts reflect the geological changes that have shaped Scotland and Scottish history.

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A for Augustus

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Taking a sideways look at the historical narrative encompassing the death of the Roman Republic and it’s subsequent resurrection as the Roman Empire highlights some curious characters and discordant data.

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L for Leaguestone

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Deciphering Latin texts includes the seraphic skill of sourcing missing letters and words.

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E for Epigraphy

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The interpretation of inscriptions has a very long history. Epigraphy is the study of inscriptions or epigraphs as writing; it is the science of identifying graphemes, clarifying their meanings, classifying their uses according to dates and cultural contexts, and drawing … Continue reading

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Latin Languages: Carthage Connection

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Occasionally, it’s helpful to combine a series of posts into a single document for off-line perusal.

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Latin Languages: Vanished Visigoths

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At the beginning of the 5th century many migrants are said to have arrived in Iberia. The Visigoths, Suebi, Vandals and Alans arrived in Spain by crossing the Pyrenees mountain range, leading to the establishment of the Suebi Kingdom in … Continue reading

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Latin Languages: Purged Punic

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The Phoenicians [like the Greeks] have been written out of the Spanish linguistic narrative. They say that history is written by the conquerors, but this wasn’t the case for the Phoenicians. That is probably because, although they settled in the … Continue reading

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Latin Languages: Ionian Iberians

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The linguistic narrative for Iberia begins with isolated Iberians idly talking amongst themselves. According to this narrative the literary abilities of the Iberians hadn’t advanced beyond writing “the names of their dead on gravestones” when the Romans arrived in 218 … Continue reading

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Latin Languages: Cognate Dissonance

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Cognitive Dissonance reigns supreme in the European lands of Latin Languages. One study analyzing the degree of differentiation of Romance languages in comparison to Latin (comparing phonology, inflection, discourse, syntax, vocabulary, and intonation) indicated the following percentages (the higher the … Continue reading

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Roman Chronology: The Etruscan Mystery

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One enduring mystery is the extinction of the Etruscan language in 50 AD. The Etruscan language was the spoken and written language of the Etruscan civilization, in Italy, in the ancient region of Etruria (modern Tuscany plus western Umbria and … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon: Unequivocal Evidence

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The archaeological evidence from the City of London is difficult to reconcile with the Saxon Sagas that were parsed onto parchment by the Dissembling Deacons of yore. Mortimer Wheeler, 2nd Keeper of the London Museum, suggested these documents are valueless. … Continue reading

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Roger Williams: A Key Into the Language of America

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American history is a curious beast that spins in its grave with “changing values”. Williams’ legacy has grown over time with changing values. His defense of Native Americans, accusations that Puritans had reproduced the “evils” of the Anglican Church, and … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon – The Cherokee Compass

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In 1590, nearly a century after Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World, a Spanish Jesuit named Jose de Acosta postulated that humans and animals had arrived in the New World via a northern land connection to the Old World. … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon – The Blue Sea

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Occasionally, fact checking a side issue opens up a whole new vein of surprising connections which were hidden in plain sight because I didn’t recognise the symbols. This new vein begins with the Chinese tradition of assigning colours to the … Continue reading

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Catastrophic English: Mother Tongue and mtDNA

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P. N. Oak claimed the “blundering” Academics in Aspic have “forgotten” there was once a Worldwide Vedic Culture that spoke Sanskrit. It is also unknown that in the remote forgotten past the Hindus i.e. the Aryans had a world empire … Continue reading

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Catastrophic English: English as a Dialect of Sanskrit

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As a general rule its harder to learn new languages as you get older and its even harder to match the linguistic abilities of a native speaker when you learn a new language as an adult. Therefore, one huge linguistic … Continue reading

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The Institute for Rewriting World History

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P. N. Oak is remembered for [amongst many other things] his Historical Revisionism and founding the Institute for Rewriting World History. P. N. Oak Born at 9.54 a.m. On March 2, 1917 in Indore (Central India). The author, P. N. … Continue reading

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Catastrophic English: The Cradle of Indophobia

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In the 18th and early 19th centuries India was widely regarded as the cradle of civilization. In 1775 Voltaire wrote “everything has come down to us from the banks of the Ganges”. “We have shown how much we surpass the … Continue reading

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