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Postby Aureumterra III » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:15 pm

Borderlands of Rojava wrote:
Genivaria wrote:Yeah there are actually people who will accuse modern Egyptians of being 'invaders'...in Egypt.
Yeah....


Genetic studies linking modern Egyptians to ancient Egyptians: like 100

Genetic studies linking black Americans to ancient Egyptians: 0

Anything Semitic is accurate enough. Israeli Jews, like Gal Gadot, are closer to Cleopatra than Sub Saharans ever were
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Postby Ethel mermania » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:27 pm

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Postby Borderlands of Rojava » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:29 pm

Aureumterra III wrote:
Borderlands of Rojava wrote:
Genetic studies linking modern Egyptians to ancient Egyptians: like 100

Genetic studies linking black Americans to ancient Egyptians: 0

Anything Semitic is accurate enough. Israeli Jews, like Gal Gadot, are closer to Cleopatra than Sub Saharans ever were


Imagine being Egyptian and being accused of being an invader on your own ancestors land.
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Postby Arlenton » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:39 pm

Borderlands of Rojava wrote:
Arlenton wrote:I always figured they looked like Arabs. They were in North Africa and their hieroglyphs seem to look like that.


Their style was different though. They had a thing for bowl cuts and they appeared to be clean shaven, whereas Arab men tend to get fades and grow out their facial hair.

I don't mean style, obviously. I mean ethnic features.

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Postby Arlenton » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:40 pm

Kowani wrote:
Arlenton wrote:I always figured they looked like Arabs. They were in North Africa and their hieroglyphs seem to look like that.

...You realize hieroglyphs predate Arabic by millennia, right?

Boy are you confused...

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Postby Farnhamia » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:46 pm

Arlenton wrote:
Kowani wrote:...You realize hieroglyphs predate Arabic by millennia, right?

Boy are you confused...

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Postby Borderlands of Rojava » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:42 pm

What if in reality ancient Egyptians were aliens?
The devil is out there. Hiding behind every corner and in every nook and cranny. In all of the dives, all over the city. Before you lays an entire world of enemies, and at day's end when the chips are down, we're a society of strangers. You cant walk by someone on the street anymore without crossing the road to get away from their stare. Welcome to the Twilight Zone. The land of plague and shadow. Nothing innocent survives this world. If it can't corrupt you, it'll kill you.

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Postby Aclion » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:59 pm

Borderlands of Rojava wrote:
Aureumterra III wrote:Anything Semitic is accurate enough. Israeli Jews, like Gal Gadot, are closer to Cleopatra than Sub Saharans ever were


Imagine being Egyptian and being accused of being an invader on your own ancestors land.
another connection with Israeli jews
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Postby Farnhamia » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:02 pm

Borderlands of Rojava wrote:What if in reality ancient Egyptians were aliens?

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Postby UniversalCommons » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:02 pm

If you look at the map of Egypt, you will see it is in Africa, in Asia, and directly across from the Europe. It is the perfect crossroads of the world. It is where everyone comes.

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Postby UniversalCommons » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:02 pm

If you look at the map of Egypt, you will see it is in Africa, in Asia, and directly across from the Europe. It is the perfect crossroads of the world. It is where everyone comes.

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Postby Western Fardelshufflestein » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:04 pm

Borderlands of Rojava wrote:What if in reality ancient Egyptians were aliens?

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I had to. I'm sorry. There's no proof that they're NOT. They could be advanced extraterrestrials who had a diaspora throughout the Caucasus and eventually the world, making a good portion of people secretly part alien!!!
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Postby Farnhamia » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:04 pm

UniversalCommons wrote:If you look at the map of Egypt, you will see it is in Africa, in Asia, and directly across from the Europe. It is the perfect crossroads of the world. It is where everyone comes.

I know a lot of people who never went to Egypt. Of course, I lived there for 950 years, but still ... "It's too hot." "It's too dry, my hair will be a mess!"
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Postby Greed and Death » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:07 pm

Borderlands of Rojava wrote:
Aureumterra III wrote:Anything Semitic is accurate enough. Israeli Jews, like Gal Gadot, are closer to Cleopatra than Sub Saharans ever were


Imagine being Egyptian and being accused of being an invader on your own ancestors land.


Feel free to deep dive into Twitter. You will find people claiming they are both the Pharaoh and the Jews.

I am fairly certain it has been one or the other since the book of exodus.
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Postby Greed and Death » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:08 pm

Borderlands of Rojava wrote:What if in reality ancient Egyptians were aliens?


So them being undocumented migrants would explain why they built so much stuff is what you are saying ?
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Postby Aclion » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:45 pm

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UniversalCommons wrote:If you look at the map of Egypt, you will see it is in Africa, in Asia, and directly across from the Europe. It is the perfect crossroads of the world. It is where everyone comes.

I know a lot of people who never went to Egypt.

Perhaps you only know a lot of liar liars pants on fires who say they've never been
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Postby Farnhamia » Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:00 pm

Aclion wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:I know a lot of people who never went to Egypt.

Perhaps you only know a lot of liar liars pants on fires who say they've never been

Could be, but a lot of them didn't wear pants, so ...
Wash Your Damned Hands!

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"Make yourself at home, Frank. Hit somebody." RIP Don Rickles
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Postby Aclion » Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:32 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
Aclion wrote:Perhaps you only know a lot of liar liars pants on fires who say they've never been

Could be, but a lot of them didn't wear pants, so ...
Aha! Would you wear pants if they were on fire!
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Postby Baltenstein » Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:25 pm

Greed and Death wrote:
Borderlands of Rojava wrote:
Imagine being Egyptian and being accused of being an invader on your own ancestors land.


Feel free to deep dive into Twitter. You will find people claiming they are both the Pharaoh and the Jews.

I am fairly certain it has been one or the other since the book of exodus.


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Postby Baltenstein » Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:43 pm

Kowani wrote:
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Nope: Most Indo-Europeans were blonde, blonde-ish, or even red-haired - and with blue or green eyes. It's only once they start marrying the indigenous southern Europeans (like the Pelasgians, in Greece) or other immigrants (Athens had a sizeable Phoenician bloodline) that they became brown-eyed and black-haired.

As mentioned before in this thread: Alexander the Great was blonde. The one colour picture we have of the man shows a dark blonde young man. The northern Dorians pictured themselves as blonde. Homer mentions fair-haired men (/heroes - pretty much the same to him). Cleopatra's grandmother was a blonde Greek woman.

Where does this need come from to dump all fair-haired people north of the Drava? It certainly isn't historically accurate!

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Brown hair, brown eyes, tan skin.

He honestly looks like your average Greek in Greece today (altough it must be said that sideburns have fallen out of fashion).
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:30 am

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UniversalCommons wrote:If you look at the map of Egypt, you will see it is in Africa, in Asia, and directly across from the Europe. It is the perfect crossroads of the world. It is where everyone comes.

I know a lot of people who never went to Egypt. Of course, I lived there for 950 years, but still ... "It's too hot." "It's too dry, my hair will be a mess!"


Egypt is nice, going down the Nile, in a nightboat to Cairo :)
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Postby Hurdergaryp » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:51 am

Baltenstein wrote:
Kowani wrote:
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Brown hair, brown eyes, tan skin.

He honestly looks like your average Greek in Greece today (altough it must be said that sideburns have fallen out of fashion).

Fashion is a fickle mistress, so it is safe to assume that those will become mainstream again sooner or later.


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Postby Kowani » Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:23 am

Baltenstein wrote:
Kowani wrote:
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Brown hair, brown eyes, tan skin.

He honestly looks like your average Greek in Greece today (altough it must be said that sideburns have fallen out of fashion).

I'm sure someone has a study out there about how much of Alexander's DNA is in modern Greeks.
But I'm too lazy to get it.
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Postby Hurdergaryp » Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:55 am

Kowani wrote:
Baltenstein wrote:Brown hair, brown eyes, tan skin.

He honestly looks like your average Greek in Greece today (altough it must be said that sideburns have fallen out of fashion).

I'm sure someone has a study out there about how much of Alexander's DNA is in modern Greeks.
But I'm too lazy to get it.

Just like Attila the Hun's DNA can still be traced in Hungarians.


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