From: Miguel Carrasquer Vidal
>Pushing all these theoretical languages into an empty Greece does notBut the Greek substrates _are_ complex. We have one or more non-Greek
>solve the Greek substrate problem; it actually would seem to
>My current thinking is that the Ezero culture was atGimbutas theory is partially correct, in that the Old European Balkan
>least partly Anatolic-speaking and that they went directly to Anatolia
>via the Troad, and on the whole, ignored Greece.
>I remind everyone of Homer's description of Patroclus's funeral. If
>this is not a kurgan burial, I don't know what is. A tumulus,
>sacrificed horses, dogs, servants, even suttee -- the whole ball of
>wax. Even tho' we all seem to be happily dumping the Blessed Gimbutas'
>theory, there are still these archaeological and literary realities.