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  1. Re: Was HG3 Really Spread By The Kurgans?

    The Kurgan people had low orbits and broad faces and broader skulls than the Corded-Ware people who had high orbits, narrow faces and long and high skulls. The Kurgan people originated in the...
  2. Re: Pan-European Albanians and Greeks

    Albanians are not much different from Greeks in terms of hair pigmentation.

    Gheg Albanians:

    "The head hair is usually brunet, with black or near black reaching 40 per cent, and dark to medium...
  3. Re: Pan-European Albanians and Greeks

    Albanians are unrelated to the Dorians. The Dorians were a Greek subgroup speaking a Greek dialect. Albanians are a non-Greek ethnic group speaking a non-Greek (albeit Indo-European) language.


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  4. Re: Pan-European Albanians and Greeks

    Obviously not all muslim Albanians opposed Christians all the time. In general though Muslim Albanians sided with the Ottomans and not with Christians.



    Kastriotis was a Christian not a Muslim...
  5. Re: Pan-European Albanians and Greeks

    I don't see any combination of different "elements", just a continuum of aspects of Greek civilization from prehistory to the present.



    This is a non-issue since your hypothetical case exists...
  6. Pan-Hellenism and Greeks, Albanians and Armenians

    1. Greeks, Albanians and Armenians are three distinct ethnic groups.
    2. Neither Albanians nor Armenians are Greek.
    3. The average Albanian is closer genetically to the average Greek (than the...
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    Re: 70-80% Of Anatolia Is Turanid

    Read the paragraph that you are quoting in full. The point is that the early Turks didn't mix with all the population of Asia Minor, but only with part of it, namely the part that became Muslim. They...
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    Re: 70-80% Of Anatolia Is Turanid

    As you point out, the test in question supposedly estimates the "admixture" of "European" groups, hence is irrelevant to the matter of Mongoloid accretions.

    Turkic speaking groups of Central Asia...
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    Re: 70-80% Of Anatolia Is Turanid

    Many Anatolian Turks have traces of Mongoloid ancestry in their phenotype. Turanids of the kind one is likely to encounter in Uzbekistan are of course rare, but many Turks nonetheless show signs of...
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    Re: HG9 in Eurasia

    If you look at, say, the populations that have more than 25% of haplogroup J1 then all of them are Semitic speaking. And in the populations with less than 5%, there are no Semitic-speaking groups....
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    Re: HG9 in Eurasia

    Changes in the nomenclature does not alter the identification of the structure of haplogroup J into two main clades.



    J1 is not Arab, it had two expansions, one of which is recent and...
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    Re: HG9 in Eurasia

    http://philippos.mpa.gr/gr/other/1453/leaders.html
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    Re: Orthodox Christians

    I'm one.
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    Re: HG9 in Eurasia

    M-89 defines haplogroup F which is ancestral to haplogroup J. M-172 defines subhaplogroup J2 which is derived from J. M-201 defines haplogroup G which is derived from F although it is believed to...
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    Re: HG9 in Eurasia

    Svans are a very small population with extremely low genetic diversity, so the elevated frequency of haplogroup J in them could be the result of genetic drift.

    Haplogroup J is divided into two...
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    Re: The Nordish challenge

    The Nordic race is by definition the tall, blond, blue-eyed dolichomesocephalic type of Scandinavia. In England and "in the east" this type is not as important as in Scandinavia which is its area of...
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    Re: The Nordish challenge

    The Y-chromosome represents a small fraction of a person's genetic heritage, and has no known influence on phenotype. By definition the Nordic type is most common in Scandinavia, and Scandinavia...
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    Re: The Nordish challenge

    Modern Nordics are characterized by a high frequency of Y-haplogroups I1a and I1c. According to Ornello Semino: "We propose that M170 originated in Europe in descendants of men that arrived from the...
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    Re: The Nordish challenge

    Coon had some brilliant insights, e.g., the affinity between Upper Paleolithic Europeans (R), Native Americans (Q) and Mongoloids (O) proposed in the Races of Europe maps directly to our current...
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    Re: AncestryByDNA's EURO-DNA 1.0

    A new article will appear (hopefully) soon which studies early Neolithic Europeans and their differences with Mesolithic/Paleolithic Europeans:

    http://www.dienekes.com/blog/archives/000636.html
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    Re: AncestryByDNA's EURO-DNA 1.0

    Lots of folks speculate about which haplogroups are European or "white" etc. but it's quite possible that they might have a dreaded "Neolithic" or even a Mongolian ancestor, so it's a good idea that...
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    Re: AncestryByDNA's EURO-DNA 1.0

    Haplogroup E3b in the Balkans belong almost exclusively to clade E3b1a (E-M78) and in particular to group E-M78α which originated in the Balkans 7,800 years ago. AWAR is thus descended from an...
  23. Re: For which foreign countries would you volunteer in the case of war?

    Cyprus.
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    Re: What was the best WWII army for you ?

    The Greeks fought on the right side, i.e., the Greek side against the enemies and invaders of Greece.
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    Re: What was the best WWII army for you ?

    The Hellenic Army was the bravest.

    http://www.army.gr/n/e/archive/events/1940.html
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