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The Indo-European Family of Languages. The Sanskrit, spoken in ancient India.
Of this there were several stages, the oldest of which is the Vedic, or language of the Vedic Hymns. These Hymns are the oldest literary productions known to us among all the branches of the Indo-European family.
A conservative estimate places them as far back as B. Some scholars have even set them more than a thousand years earlier than this, i. The Sanskrit, in modified form, has always continued to be spoken in India, and is represented to-day by a large number of dialects descended from the ancient Sanskrit, and spoken by millions of people.
The Iranian, spoken in ancient Persia, and closely related to the Sanskrit. There were two main branches of the Iranian group, viz. The Old Persian was the official language of the court, and appears in a number of so-called cuneiform  inscriptions, the earliest of which date from the time of Darius I sixth century B.
The other branch of the Iranian, the Avestan,  is the language of the Avesta or sacred books of the Parsees, the followers of Zoroaster, founder of the religion of the fire-worshippers.
Portions of these sacred books may have been composed as early as B. Modern Persian is a living representative of the old Iranian speech. It has naturally been much modified by time, particularly through the introduction of many words from the Arabic.
This is closely related to the Iranian, and was formerly classified under that group.
It is now recognized as entitled to independent rank. The earliest literary productions of the Armenian language date from the fourth and fifth centuries of the Christian era. To this period belong the translation of the Scriptures and the old Armenian Chronicle.
The Armenian is still a living language, though spoken in widely separated districts, owing to the scattered locations in which the Armenians are found to-day.
This language, only recently discovered and identified as Indo-European, was spoken in the districts east of the Caspian Sea modern Turkestan. While in some respects closely related to the three Asiatic branches of the Indo-European family already considered, in others it shows close relationship to the European members of the family.
The literature of the Tokharian, so far as it has been brought to light, consists mainly of translations from the Sanskrit sacred writings, and dates from the seventh century of our era.
Probably they arrived in these districts much earlier.The Tribulation Begins: Revelation - , Part 3A of The Coming Tribulation, From the Seventh Seal to the Two Witnesses. Includes The Seventh Seal, The Seven Archangels with the Seven Trumpets, The Incense for the Prayers of the Saints, The Angel with the Censer and the Golden Altar, The Saints and their Prayers, The Thunderous Voices, Lightning, and Earthquake, The Great Apostasy along.
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What are 10 examples of command sentences? Update Cancel. ad by Grammarly. Write with confidence. So basically, any sentence that begins with a verb is a command: What are examples of imperative sentences?
What are examples of complete sentences? French Verb Drills, Fourth Edition (Drills Series) - Kindle edition by R. de Roussy de Sales.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading French Verb Drills, Fourth Edition (Drills Series). What Is an Imperative Sentence (with Examples) The main verb in an imperative sentence is said to be in the imperative mood.
Examples of Imperative Sentences Here are some examples of imperative sentences: Clear this desk by tomorrow!
Please tidy your room. Consider the lily. In other words, if an imperative sentence is directed at you, then you are the subject of that sentence. Our opening example sentences are all written in a positive format, meaning that the verb.