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    Theudiskaz asked 2 years ago about the East Saxon...

    Theudiskaz asked 2 years ago about the East Saxon symbol of the scimitar.
    It is shown here as Persian:
    Battle Scimitars -- Neverwinter Nights 2 Vault14 Feb 2008 ... This one is a replica of the...
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    old Sweden

    Russians were first...
    Nordic Heritage of New World Discovery: a Chronology by Gunnar ...Young Vikings and traders sail to the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and to isles in ... 1112 Pope Paschal II...
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    fair trading

    Another long story, before Eric the Red:

    Nordic Heritage of New World Discovery: a Chronology by Gunnar ...Young Vikings and traders sail to the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and to isles in ......
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    The north

    This is a long story, but v. interesting. Have you come across it before?
    The Last Viking: Symbols, Markers and IndicatorsBut the Scythians, like the Greenland Vikings, the Dorset and the .... in...
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    Clever lads. When building this house by myself,...

    Clever lads. When building this house by myself, I was able to lift a 6m. steel beam by increments. The total energy would probably be the same as rocking on a pivot by carrying weight uphill, in the...
  6. Poll! English

    The term "Angle" for land of that shape is uncertain, as another poster noted above. A link with Sweden is possible:
    [Beowulf was of the Geats, generally considered to be the Götar from Götaland in...
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    Re: George

    Oi. How can you think of connecting Genoa with England? (Is that where their cricket players are from?)
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    Re: George

    Because Sarmatians with Scythian culture reached the Urals, and Persian "bram-" is seen in the Baltic and Brami was a Norse ancestor, and Scythian griffin design is on Norse church door-posts, and ON...
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    Re: George

    Here is the link between George and the lamb:
    (quote)"An example of folk tale about St. George: Once Jesus Christ, prophet Elijah and St. George were going through Georgia. ...
    ..After Elijah,...
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    Re: George

    OK, Sakartveli is :(quote)"Locals called their country Kartli after a mythic chief, Kartlos. The initial home of proto-Iberians known to the medieval Georgian authors as Arrian-Kartli had been under...
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    Re: George

    Genoa had the George flag, but not a dragon legend as Romans didn't do dragons. Colchis of Georgia did have one in Jason and argonauts' time.
    Please explain the following:
    ("Georgia is north of...
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    Origins of St. George's Cross?

    The flag of Georgia near Ukraine is the red George Cross as in England. Georgia's patron is George who killed a dragon. The land is north of the Caucasus and a long way from the Crusaders' lands. How...
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    Re: English Scythians

    Sarmatians and Scythians were closely related, and Sarmatians held territory between the Urals and Don river in 5th centBC. This adds reliability to Herodotus' account of Scythians traversing Russia...
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    Re: English Scythians

    The dominant Normans adopted French and that came over the channel as plain Fr. The Iranian "bramanya" is seen in Pol./Ger. bram "top-gallant mast" for state flags, OE breme "high.famous.noble"....
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    The Skadi skandieren Skudras seem to have used...

    The Skadi skandieren Skudras seem to have used the sea like the steppes.
    "To quote the second chapter from the 'Declaration of Arbroath':

    Most Holy Father and Lord, we know and from the...
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    Re: English Scythians

    Tacitus knew about Saxons from reports. On the same basis, the archaeology supports reports in Sevastopol Crimea about Scythians. The Ukraine rivers were trade-routes, as later used by Vikings, and...
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    Re: English Scythians

    " I'd view them more as a subethnos sort of thing. Tacitus certainly included the Angles in their number."
    "The GREEKS looked north(east) and saw Sythians - they knew little about that north. They...
  18. Important!  Re: Germanic Closest to Indo-European

    Do you know the origin of "bram" (ship top-mast, for admirals' and state flags)?
    It is also Polish, and in OSwed. means "state. pomp". In OE it is "breme" meaning "high .famous. noble". Do these...
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    Re: English Scythians

    Oswiu wrote that Indic theonyms were borrowed from the other side of the Caucasus. OK. So there they are. Here are 2 comments from Poland:
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    Today tourist visit Biskupin (about 200,000...
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    Re: Genetic Danish-Celts from Greece

    The gene trail from Denmark to Greece seems to correspond with the Cimmerian horse-harness artefacts map. It is in Wikipedia "Thraco Cimmerian", but my old pc won't post images.
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    Genetic Danish-Celts from Greece

    Here is a long, detailed study which explains a Black Sea connection with a Celtic gene in Viking Denmark. It records various migrations back and forth across Europe and that may be consistent with...
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    Norse Dragon Temple

    Some Norwegian stave churches such as Lom of 12th cent., have a dragon-head on each corner of the steeple. General opinion denies that these represent pagan tradition. Does anyone know of this...
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    Re: English Scythians

    Hurrians with Indra god "probably came from or by way of the Trans-Caucasian region". _ "Mitanni" AK Grayson. Uni Toronto 1980.
    PIRATES:
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    (Vol. III) Strabo
    Geography
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    Re: English Scythians

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    "Germany to Hold Exhibition of Scythian History & Civilization
    Tuesday 10 October 2006
    ...Both nomadic and sedentary Iranians referred to themselves as Aryans; however later the word...
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    Re: English Scythians

    Morning all,



    Aye. In 8th centBC, Chinese pressure led to Scythians flowing westward from Afghanistan to Crimea and Danube, and raiding into Poland.
    Others flowed south to Greek Bactria in...
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