1. RHAS

    Roman Villa and Merovingian Graves. Borgharen Netherlands. (Y-DNA J2a1 and J2b)

    Roman villa and Merovingian gravefield Borgharen. (Maastricht) 2014 Study by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. (Y-DNA J2a1b & J2b 4-5th century) "In addition, we attempted to characterize the Y haplogroupfor all (possible) male individuals, including the previous study. This...
  2. Maciamo

    Did the Roman Empire really end with WWI ?

    It may come as a surprise to most people, but from a historian's point of view it makes perfect sense to say that the Roman Empire truly cease to exist in 1918, when the German Empire, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires were dismantled. Let me explain. The Romans founded Europe's first...
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    Distribution of I1 in Italy (Boattini et al.)

    Haplogroup I1 is a marker of Germanic migrations to Italy. The Ostrogoths, Vandals, Lombards, Franks and Normans all left some I1 lineages behind them. The distribution of I1 is fairly homogeneous all over Italy, usually ranging from 1 to 5%. I had a look at the new study by Boattini et al. to...