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1.       yilgun-2010
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 01 Feb 2011 Tue 01:37 am



They were Turks from the Middle Asia according to Sinan Meydan, Historian and James Churchward, Historian.

P.S.Pictures by Roswitha Mansour 

2.       vineyards
1954 posts
 01 Feb 2011 Tue 04:18 am

Well, I have heard many such unsubstantiated claims such as:

Hungarians are Turks

Hunns are Turks

Bulgarians are Turks

Indians are Turks

Finns are related to Turks.

The truth is that Turks are not a single community, a race or a religious group. The larger Turkic family includes people who are linguistically similar to one another. As for the Turks in Turkey, there are Circassians, Georgians, Azeris, Iranians,Tartars, Abhazas, Albanians, Greeks, Armanians, Lazians, Kurds, Bosnians, Slavs, Arabs, Macedonians, Berberis even Italians (through slavery etc) living in Turkey. Some of the larger groups are aware of their ethnic roots and differences since they have a native language other than Turkish or active links with the countries where they came from. There could be a handful of Indians in Turkey but tracing them in the unfathomable depths of the past will probably not yield any clues.

 

Even if Indians are not Turks or Turkic, they are respectable people who taught the rest of the world´s people great lessons about how to coexist with nature. 



Edited (2/1/2011) by vineyards
Edited (2/1/2011) by vineyards
Edited (2/1/2011) by vineyards

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3.       teaschip
3870 posts
 04 Feb 2011 Fri 03:34 am

Not another post about Native American Indians....Alpha I´m sure you will chime in.{#emotions_dlg.lol_fast}

4.       Elisabeth
5732 posts
 04 Feb 2011 Fri 04:34 am

 

Quoting teaschip

Not another post about Native American Indians....Alpha I´m sure you will chime in.{#emotions_dlg.lol_fast}

Well blow me down...a post from teas!!  Is this the most interesting post you could find after all this time???  {#emotions_dlg.lol_fast}

 

5.       teaschip
3870 posts
 04 Feb 2011 Fri 04:42 am

It´s the first one I came too.{#emotions_dlg.bigsmile}  It felt like I never left.  Still contemplating on giving my two cents regarding Egypt. {#emotions_dlg.rolleyes}

6.       barba_mama
1629 posts
 06 Feb 2011 Sun 01:00 am

Did you know, Dutch and Turks are actually the same people. My personal research has shown that they must share a common ancestor. Whenever I bring Dutch cheese to Turkey, the Turkish people love it as much as the Dutch do. They go crazy about the stuff. Dutch people are called "cheeseheads"... Turkish people love cheese, like they are "cheeseheads". Coincidence? And what about the tulips. Tulips are a Turkish national flower, and a Dutch national flower... Coincidence? I think not! Both Turkish and Dutch people like to dance in a line...

Coincidence?!?! (okay, the direction is different, but this is due to weather influences, after dispersion of ancestors) And what about the same totally hysterical reactions to football?

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7.       gokuyum
5049 posts
 07 Feb 2011 Mon 12:31 am

 

Quoting barba_mama

Did you know, Dutch and Turks are actually the same people. My personal research has shown that they must share a common ancestor. Whenever I bring Dutch cheese to Turkey, the Turkish people love it as much as the Dutch do. They go crazy about the stuff. Dutch people are called "cheeseheads"... Turkish people love cheese, like they are "cheeseheads". Coincidence? And what about the tulips. Tulips are a Turkish national flower, and a Dutch national flower... Coincidence? I think not! Both Turkish and Dutch people like to dance in a line...

Coincidence?!?! (okay, the direction is different, but this is due to weather influences, after dispersion of ancestors) And what about the same totally hysterical reactions to football?

Also we have a county named Datça [it can be read as Dutch(i)a] in Muğla and maybe your ancestors came to Europe from there.

 



Edited (2/7/2011) by gokuyum

8.       si++
3785 posts
 07 Feb 2011 Mon 10:35 am

 

Quoting gokuyum

 

Also we have a county named Datça [it can be read as Dutch(i)a] in Muğla and maybe your ancestors came to Europe from there.

 

 

Unlikely. Its antique name is Knidos. Datça name was given by the Ottomans.

9.       barba_mama
1629 posts
 08 Feb 2011 Tue 04:59 pm

Doesn´t matter... the Dutch don´t call themselves Dutch anyway, so it wouldn´t have proven my case Dutch is this thing the English call us, because they got confused with the Deutsch people (the Germans).

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10.       vineyards
1954 posts
 09 Feb 2011 Wed 03:12 am

Years ago I read a book entitled Rip Van Winkle. Since it has been like 25 years, I can´t remember the whole story but there is something I learned from the book: Don´t mess with the Dutch women or they may turn this world into hell for you.

 

All joking aside, I hope this will arouse some interest to give that book a go.

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