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Passing of the Great Race, Or, the Racial Basis of European History (American Immigration Collection, Ser 2)

Madison Grant

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ISBN 10: 0405005776 / ISBN 13: 9780405005770
Published by Ayer Co Pub, 1970
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Title: Passing of the Great Race, Or, the Racial ...

Publisher: Ayer Co Pub

Publication Date: 1970

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1922. Excerpt: ... Greece, p. 387, quotes Strabo (309 and 507) and the long Protogenes inscription from Olbia (Corp. Inscr. Grcec., II, no. 2058). 174 : 15. Migration of Nordics from Germany. It occurred about the eighth century B. C, according to many authors, among them G. Dottin, pp. 241, 457-458. "Caesar, Livy, Justinius, summing up Pompeius Tragus, Appian and Plutarch, without doubt following a common source, even think that excess population is the cause of the Gallic migrations. It is one of the reasons to which Caesar attributes the emigration of the Helvetii. Cisalpine Gaul nourished an immense population." 174 : 21. Cymry move westward. See Rice Holmes, 2, pp. 319-321; Oman, 2, pp. 13 seq. and especially p. 16; Deniker, 2, pp. 320-322; Dottin, pp. 460 seq. Both Rhys and Jones, in the Welsh People, and G. Dottin, suggest that this movement was only part of one great migration which dispersed the Nordics from a central home. Their appearance in Greece as Galatians at about the same time may be ascribed to this migration. See the notes to p. 158 :1 seq. Oman and many other authorities think the movement occurred some time before 325 B. C. 174 : 21 seq. Cymry and Belgae. The Cymry or Belgae were "P Celtic" in speech. They first appeared in history about 300 B. C, equipped with a culture of the second iron period called La Tene. The classic authors were apparently uncertain as to whether or not they were Germans (or Teutons), but they appear to have been largely composed of this element, and to have arrived previously from Scandinavia and to have adopted the Celtic tongue. These Belgae drove out the earlier "Q Celts" or Goidels, and the pressure they exerted caused many of the later migrations of the Goidels or Gauls. The groups of tribes which in Caesar's time occupied the part of France to the ...

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