Re: Albanian Toponyms -> showing that Albanians was in today Albani

From: pielewe
Message: 37645
Date: 2005-05-06

--- In, "alexandru_mg3" <alexandru_mg3@...>

[On the basis of work by Eric Hamp]

> Albanians was in today Albania at least in Roman Times.

Given the material shared by Albanian and Romanian this inevitably
puts the latter language in the same general area during the time it
was evolving from a Latin dialect to a distinct Romance language and
before it disintegrated into geographically separate branches (Daco-
Romanian, Aromanian etc.). As I argued on earlier occasions, the
further you put the Romanian "Urheimat" from Ohrid, the more
difficult it becomes to make sense of the early history of the