1. Jovialis

    Genes reveal kinship between 3 victims of Mongol army in 1238 massacre

    Researchersfrom the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the Russian Academy ofSciences Institute of Archaeology have used DNA testing to prove close genetickinship between three individuals buried in a mass grave following the captureof the Russian city Yaroslavl by Batu Khan's Mongol...
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    New map of East & North Asian mtDNA haplogroups in Europe and the Middle East

    I have created a map showing the distribution of East & North Asian (Mongoloid) mtDNA haplogroups in Europe and the Middle East. This includes haplogroups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M7, M8, Y and Z. ANALYSIS: Western Europe Western Europe has the lowest percentage of East Asian haplogroups, with...
  3. V

    Are Uralic language speakers more closely related to Altaic speakers than Europeans?

    Please clarify and discuss the following: Do European Uralic language speakers such as Hungarians, Finns and Estonians have Turkic DNA? Are the original Uralic language speakers genetically related to the original Altaic language speakers? Are the Northern Asian Uralic language speakers...
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    The ancient Huns belonged to Y-haplogroups Q, N, C and R1a1

    The Huns, known as the Khün, Hunnu, or Xiongnu in East Asia, migrated from the Altai to the Volga region in the 1st century CE, then invaded eastern and central Europe in the 4th century, establishing the Hunnic Empire (c. 370-469 CE). There has been an impressive number of studies...
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    Longest lived empires/states in history

    Many lists have been written about the most long-lived empires or states in the history of mankind and oddly enough nobody seems to agree on the ranking. That is because it depends how one counts. For example: a) Shall we consider only empires or also kingdoms and republics ? The longest-lived...