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From: "Dora Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Gauls and Galacia in Turkey (was mtDNA H2a phylogeny)
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2007 11:22:31 -0500
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Well, atleast 10 years ago, it was the accepted idea.

Everytime I mention it people scoff - how is it less credible than Celtic
origins involving a mass migration from Pannonia involving St. Luke's
cousins?

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, TX


----- Original Message -----
From: "R. Stevens" <>
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Sent: Saturday, August 04, 2007 11:33 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] Gauls and Galacia in Turkey (was mtDNA H2a phylogeny)


>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dora Smith" <>
> To: <>
> 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
>>
> _______________________________________________________________________________
>
> You've mentioned that before. Where did you get such ideas?
>
> Rich
>


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