Skip to comments.Folk wanderings in "the Heartland"
Posted on 07/07/2009 7:51:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
Herodotus tells us of the Scythians, who ravaged the Middle East and Europe. The Romans later defeated Sarmatians on the plains of Pannonia. Even further back in history we know of the Indo-Aryan Mittani in Syria, while there are hints of a relationship between nomadic societies on the steppe of Eurasia and later settled populations in Eastern Europe, Iran & India. Because of the lack of literacy in most of the world before 500 B.C. we must rely on archaeology to connect the vaguest of these dots...
Standard physical anthropological methods did yield results which suggested that populations of European provenance were resident within the heart of Asia thousands of years ago. Where did they go? To some extent they remain in the substratum, as the Uighurs of Xinjiang exhibit a range of physical types, and their genes show them to be a hybrid population. The historical records are also good enough that we know that in the period between 500 and 1500, and especially in the second half, much of Central Asia shifted from Indo-European speech and culture to Turkic. The change was not total, Turks and non-Turks still coexist in in many regions, with the dominant non-Turkic group being Tajiks, Central Asian Persian speakers (there are even remnants of ancient peoples such as the Sogdians). 2,000 years ago in the Tarim Basin there flourished a group known as Tocharians, who spoke their own unique Indo-European language, served as conduits for Buddhism to China, and whose self-depictions make it rather clear that they were of generally European appearance.
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How much was known about the Tarim Basin mummies and the Tocharians during the Indiana Jones era?
Is that what had the Nazi anthropologists traipsing all over Tibet and Central Asia?
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Unholy Alliance: A History of Nazi Involvement with the Occult
by Peter Levenda
I would also question some of the historical buildings built in our country with specific dimensions and hidden agendas.
That would be the “capture” of Mt. Elbruz.
“I would also question some of the historical buildings built in our country with specific dimensions and hidden agendas.”
For Pete’s sake, Shush!
You want the History Channel to go out of business?
You want Nicholas Cage to run out of scripts to film?
You want Calypso Louie to be reduced to reading from the phone book?
I read somewhere that Chinnghis Quan was reputed to have reddish hair and green eyes.
Read through the below linked thread for a better understanding.
Absolute proof of the Indo-Aryan cross-breeding in the Heartland was John Wayne playing Timujin (Genghis Khan)in the movie, The Conqueror.
It was so natural and effortless a role.
“I’m not gonna yurt ya, Pilgrim. The hell I’m not.” Pow!
And Susan Hayward as Bortai is a perfect demonstration of the DNA genetic pass-through of red hair from those mummies in western China.
It’s all there in Cinecolor if you close your eyes and say, “I do believe...”
Ned Pepper: I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man!
Rooster Cogburn: Fill your hand you son of a b-!
That’s it, thanks!
So, IOW, no “National Treasure 3”?!? ;’)
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