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From: "R. Stevens" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] The Celtic Myth - Language spread by trade alone? Uh-huh
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 08:44:47 -0500
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From: "Alan R" <>
To: "Dora Smith" <>
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Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2007 7:17 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] The Celtic Myth - Language spread by trade alone? Uh-huh

> Only some sort of multi faceted explanation can
> explain the historic distribution of the Celts. No
> single explanation fits except for one very
> controversial possibility. Although it is very much a
> tiny minority view, I am interested in the group who
> follow the Palaeolithic Continuity theory of
> Indo-European origins because the idea that
> R1b=hunter-gathers=Celts would just be so very simple
> and neat.
>
> See http://www.continuitas.com/intro.html
>
>
> Alan
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It certainly would be, especially given the correspondence between the known
homelands of the Celts and the prevalence of R1b1c.

Rich


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