Balkan Peninsula

Along with the innovations, which, however, are a continuation of long-existing structure of languages and seamlessly fit into their structure in the Indo-European languages saved typological framework that makes language so-called harmonious balance. On Today there is an assumption that the Baltic languages in their current state is the closest to the original version of the framework of Indo-European languages. Scientists have noticed this fact about recently. The reason for this was a general interest in other Indo-European languages and is based on them provide a picture of its parent language. Nowadays there is a new suggestion that the Baltic Languages are a kind of “balance” Indo-European type. Hear other arguments on the topic with Somatic Experiencing. And at the beginning of the study of Baltic languages, and today there is a fairly definite point of view that is closest to him Languages Slavic language group, and then – the German language group. Previously, support the hypothesis of the existence of an intermediate variant of Proto – Slavic-Baltic-German.

A. Leskin conducted research in this field and proved that similar from This trio are the only Slavic and Baltic groups. In the early 20 century in the study of ancient languages of the northern part of the Balkan Peninsula, in particular, Thracian, Illyrian, and only in our time of their extension – the Albanian language, was spotted their proximity to the Balkan languages of the group. So, on the basis of these data can describe the area of distribution of the Baltic languages in antiquity. From the south, neighboring Baltic tribes were the Thracians and Illyrians in the west – Germanic tribes from the east – the Slavs, and the south-east, probably forms the border with Iranian tribes.