Origin and Diffusion

Chapter 5, Lesson 4 By: Zoe Tressel

Origin and diffusion of the Indo-European "War" Hypothesis

Linguists argue that the first Indo-European speakers may have been the Kurgan people, the Kurgans were nomads. In search of grassland for their animals, kurgan warriors conquered much of Europe and South Asia, using their domesticated horses as weapons.

Origin and Disffusion

Origin and diffusion of the Indo-European "Peace" Hypothesis

The Anthropologists believe the Indo-European people lived in present day turkey and grew their own food instead of hunting. the language triumphed because it's speakers became more numerous and prosperous by growing their own food instead of relying on hunting.
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