Confusion of Tongues

The confusion of tongues (confusio linguarum) is the initial fragmentation of human languages described in the Book of Genesis 11:1–9, as a result of the construction of the Tower of Babel.

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Confusion Of Tongues - Subsequent Interpretation
... Preceding the acceptance of the Indo-European language family, these languages were considered to be "Japhetite" by some authors (e.g ... Rasmus Rask in 1815 see Indo-European studies) ...

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