ANT102H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Extinct Language, Onomatopoeia, Quadrupedalism

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Book available in the bookstore if you choose to buy. In terms of content, the lectures take precedence over the readings (the readings are still important tho) The theory that language comes from a divine source (religious) This theory is quick old, and based on the idea that language/speech is a gift from the gods. This theory has been tested in historical records. Carried out experiment of isolating children to test theory that kids in isolation will begin to speak the original language . In greek telling of this story, the children say bekos - ancient word for bread (from a then extinct language) In thinking back, it is possible that the -kos was just added and the children actually said be , resembling goat sounds (bah) Frederick ii (1194-1250), king of many places, spoke 6 languages, man of science and the arts. Speculated that hebrew would be the original language, Carried out the same test that psamtik did.

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