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Based on archeological evidence, the expansion of Indo-Europeans into Europe went hand-in-hand with the introduction of Neolithic techniques. In plain English, the Indo-Europeans were the area's first farmers. The important thing to realize about the introduction of farming is that it supports orders of magnitude larger population than does hunting and ...


I'd say your question itself gives the likely answer. Absent some written source explaining what happened, it is more or less a question of which is more likely: That in a sparsely populated world, that the proto-Indos did which one of: 1) did not move into a region at all, but exported its culture and language through co-opting the original ruling class ...

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