The Yamnaya Culture and the Proto-Indo-European Migrations

Tides of History May 20, 2021



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More than 5,000 years ago, a group of wandering herders on the Eurasian steppes – the original speakers of Proto-Indo-European – began to move outward from their homeland. With their wagons, horses, and livestock, they traveled hundreds of miles through the Danube Valley and into Central Europe, forever shaping the linguistic, cultural, and genetic future of the continent and beyond.

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