Caucasus Geography - Autochthony

From: Glen Gordon
Message: 8106
Date: 2001-07-25

Mark O:
>Armenian and Azeri are 'recent' linguistic arrivals to the region, at
>least in comparison to the Kartvelian group, which seems to be about
>as autochthonous as is possible.

Actually, I think NEC is as autochthonous as possible, entering
the Caucasus around 8000 BCE or earlier, followed by NWC. Isn't it
agreed more or less that Kartvelian entered the Caucasus around
5000 BCE from the west (Anatolia)? Anyways, that's a minor point.
Carry on.

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