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From: "R. Stevens" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Gauls and Galacia in Turkey (was mtDNA H2a phylogeny)
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2007 11:33:24 -0500
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From: "Dora Smith" <>
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Sent: Saturday, August 04, 2007 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] Gauls and Galacia in Turkey (was mtDNA H2a phylogeny)


>I thought that in 800 to 600 BCE small bands of Scythian or Sarmatian
> aristocrats rode across Europe in chariots and took control of the tribes
> of
> central Europe, giving birth to the Celtic confederacy, but that would
> have
> been a very small number of people, no surprise if their genes not really
> turning up anywhere. In fact, this history has never really convinced me
> that it explains how Celtic (Indo-European) langauge and Scythian cultural
> features became so prominent in Celtic culture.
>
> Yours,
> Dora Smith
> Austin, TX
>
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You've mentioned that before. Where did you get such ideas?

Rich


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