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New York City
What languages were spoken in 17th century New Amsterdam?
What languages are spoken in the mid 17th century?
Asked in Artists and Painters, Amsterdam
Which great painter of the 17th century is associated with Amsterdam?
Asked in Netherlands, Amsterdam
When was Leidseplein in Amsterdam Netherlands built?
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the big difference between Egyptian and English?
English is still spoken, Egyptian is not spoken today. Written records of the Egyptian language have been dated from about 3400 BC, making it one of the oldest recorded languages known. Egyptian, a northern Afro-Asiatic language, was spoken until the late 17th century AD in the form of Coptic. Both "Egyptian" and "Coptic" are considered extinct languages. See "Related Link" for some information on Coptic.
Asked in Century - 1600s
What is the role of an apothecary in the 17th century?
Asked in Netherlands, Aruba
How is Aruba related to Amsterdam in the Netherlands?
Ships sailed from Amsterdam to Aruba and elsewhere in the 17th century. At that time, Amsterdam was the wealthiest city in the world. Aruba fell under Dutch administration around 1636. Ships regularly sailed from Amsterdam to Aruba and vice versa to maintain control of the distant but important island.
Asked in History of Writing
Is African an Indo-European Language?
Besides there is not one "African language" but rather many different languages on the African continent the answer is the Africaans language spoken in South Africa, Namibia and to a lesser extent in Botswana and Zimbabwe is an Indo-European language. It originates from 17th century Dutch dialects spoken by the mainly-Dutch settlers of what is now South Africa.