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From: CherylSimani <>
Subject: [DNA] Roman genetic footprints
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 06:19:49 -0700 (PDT)
Well Disneyland strikes again!
As an example of how ridiculous this is, lets look to Julius Caesar as a role model. Not only did Caesar have a son by Cleopratra but also by a few Gallic women. One of his descendants, Julius Vindex (notice that he even used Caesars surname as a Julii), formed a rebellion against Nero. Also, when Caesar did the unthinkable act of matching his troops into Rome, they were singing (according to Suetonius) the following jingle.
Romans lock your wives away,
The Bald Conqueror has returned.
He will steal all of your gold,
His foreign women (not their term) to pay!
>> > Although the Romans ruled from AD 43 until 410, they left a
> >> > tiny genetic footprint. For the first 200 years occupying
> >> > forces were forbidden from marrying locally.
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