Essays Tagged: "Indo-European"

German Language

, and Faeroese belongto the family of languages called Germanic. These languages are a branch ofthe Indo-European language family. Of these, English has the largest number ofspeakers, considerably mor ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Hemp

cluded treating gout, malaria, gas pains, and absent-mindedness. Hemp was an integral part of early Indo-European religious ceremonies for thousands of years. Records from Assyria in 650 BC referred t ...

(9 pages) 91 0 4.3 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Hinduism

n civilization of approximately the last 2,000 years, which evolved from Vedism the religion of the Indo-European peoples who settled in India in the last centuries of the 2nd millennium BC.The spectr ...

(13 pages) 379 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

GREEK LITERATURE.

is the Bible. The language in which the ancient authors wrote was Greek. Like English, Greek is an Indo-European language; but it is far older. Its history can be followed from the 14th century BC to ... BC to the present. Its literature, therefore, covers a longer period of time than that of any other Indo-European language . Scholars have determined that the Greek alphabet was derived from the Phoen ...

(17 pages) 391 4 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Structuallism and its founder, Ferdinand de Saussure.

btaining his doctorate in 1800. He taught historical linguistics at Paris and became a professor of Indo-European linguistics at Geneva.Why do the English transcribe a rooster's cros as "coco-a-doodle ...

(2 pages) 96 1 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

France and its culture.

he mill country.The French language is a member of the Romance group of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. It is know as the language of lovers. French is spoken as a first ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Origin of the Spanish Language

Morocco, thePhilippines, and the United States.Spanish is an example of the Romance languages inthe Indo-European language family. Within Spain, theSpanish language has two major dialects: Andalusian ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

An examination of the article "Cladistic analysis of languages: Indo-European classification based on lexicostatistical data"

haracters (synapomorphies)" (Freeman, 2001). A paper was found on "cladistic analysis of languages: Indo-European classification based on lexicostatistical data," by examining this article a better un ... adistic methods to infer language trees" (Rexova, 2003).This study focuses on "the phylogeny of the Indo-European (IE) language family reconstructed by application of the cladistic methodology to the ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An essay discussing the great empires of the world, for example the persian, Cyrus, Athenian, etc....

fully in the region just north of the Persian Gulf, which is now modern day Iran. They were called: Indo-European peoples who spoke a language similar to Sanskrit and who worshipped gods very similar ...

(6 pages) 90 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mathematics of Persia

n mystery. Living in the areaeast of the Mesopotamian region, the Persians were a disparate group ofIndo-European tribes, some nomadic, some settled, that were developing their ownculture and religion ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ferdinand de Saussure1857-1913

phs in linguistics during his lifetime, such as his Memoir on the Primitive System of Vowels in the Indo-European Language. He gave birth to structuralism, based on lecture notes by his student publis ... phs in linguistics during his lifetime, such as his Memoir on the Primitive System of Vowels in the Indo-European Language. He gave birth to structuralism, based on lecture notes by his student publis ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Plato and His Employment Of Myth

ic of the Hellenes' lives; it gave them birth, animation and death. Originally oral traditions with Indo-european, Mycenean, and local roots, the myths began to take written form around the 8th centur ...

(10 pages) 72 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

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re a final decision is addressed by the parliament.DefinitionThe term capital comes from the Indo-European kaput, meaning "head", through the Latin capitalis. Thus, capital punishment is the p ...

(11 pages) 83 3 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Celtic languages

e used by their modern descendants, the Gaels, Welsh, Cornish and Bretons. They are a branch of the Indo-European language family. They were spoken across western Europe during the 1st millennium BC, ... although this terminology usually implies acceptance of the overall P-Celtic hypothesis).Within the Indo-European family, the Celtic languages have sometimes been placed with the Italic languages in a ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

What factors explain the Persian empire's survival for two hundred years?

mystery. Living in the area east of the Mesopotamian region, the Persians were a disparate group of Indo-European tribes, some nomadic, some settled, that were developing their own culture and religio ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Backround of the Armenian Genocide

mely convenient scapegoats.Armenia is one of the world's oldest civilizations. Armenia has a unique Indo-European language. Interestingly, Armenia is the name given to Armenia by its neighbors long ag ...

(5 pages) 26 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Vocab 10

alian carnaggio, from Medieval Latin carn ticum, meat, from Latin car , carn-, flesh. See sker-1 in Indo-European Roots.Sentence - The war was a big carnage, there were dead bodies everywhere.Incarnat ... en, from Late Latin allevi re, allevi t-, to lighten : Latin ad-, ad- + levis, light; see legwh- in Indo-European Roots.Sentnece - I was alleviated off the ground.Levity - n. pl.Definition - Lightness ...

(1 pages) 314 0 1.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Irish Gaelic: A Brief Linguistic Analysis"

of the linguistic features of this family that make it distinct from other languages that share its Indo-European origins. Often just called Gaelic by people outside of Ireland, the Irish refer to the ... Siadhail, "Lesson 3").Irish Gaelic has other morphological features that are actually typical of an Indo-European language. Every noun in Irish has a particular gender that, with some exceptions, is p ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Español (Spanish) The heritage and beauty of the language. A short report.

h come from Latin (60% of the vocabulary).Spanish or Castilian is a member of the Romance branch of Indo-European, descended chiefly from Latin and having much in common with its European geographical ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.2 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing