macintosh dating script - Town in brittany predating stonehenge

Along what was probably the southern and western edge of these tribes, each group began to expand further south and west.

One group settled in what is now north-eastern Italy in the region of Venice (the Adriatic Veneti).

A date for the split is conjectural, but 3100-2600 BC seems likely (see the Indo-European page for a more detailed discussion).

As time passed these groups began to drift apart, each group speaking the tongue a little differently.

However, this material network could be the bridge through which pre-Celtic dialects spread into Germany.