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Bren123
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« on: September 26, 2012, 04:17:23 AM »

I thought people might find this article interesting:
Hopefully no one has already posted this!


http://journals.cambridge.org/action//displayFulltext?type=6&fid=8669618&jid=ANT&volumeId=-1&issueId=-1&aid=8669617&bodyId=&membershipNumber=&societyETOCSession=&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S000358151200011X

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« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2012, 06:54:21 AM »

Interesting, I've just had a quick read through. I was particulalrly intrigued by this suggestion:

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Though it is fashionable for scholars to ignore it, a non-Indo-European language does seem to be visible in the inscriptions of Pictland, which have never convincingly been interpreted as Celtic.

Just goes to show there is never such a thing as total consensus in academia.


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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2012, 07:37:45 AM »

Interesting, I've just had a quick read through. I was particulalrly intrigued by this suggestion:

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Though it is fashionable for scholars to ignore it, a non-Indo-European language does seem to be visible in the inscriptions of Pictland, which have never convincingly been interpreted as Celtic.

Just goes to show there is never such a thing as total consensus in academia.


Avalon,the Pictish language part was my only gripe with it;otherwise it was a good article,IMHO!
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