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There is no Turk in Turkey talltale...

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Submitted by RAGE (Turkey), Aug 17, 2014 at 09:59

People still try to find East Asian haplogroups in Turkey interestingly. Even a superficial analysis of haplogroups of Turkic people would reveal this is a nonsense. We talk about last millenium not paleolithic. If millions of non-Turk Christians Turkified and Islamized, why not a single sources did not mention it in Anatolia. What prevented church records, Orthodox patriarchate, chronicles, etc. to record even Turkification of a single christian village in the last millenia in Anatolia.

Please show US a single historical source about Turkification of local people if there is one. Another interesting claim is that Anatolia had 12million population at the arrival of Turks in the 11th cc. Anatolia had no rivers suitable for irragation like Nile, Euphrates (at the southern mesopotamia) etc. Anatolia due to aggricultural production limit had a 10 million population limit until the modern times. this limit exceeded once just after hundreds of years pax romana and excessive trade in the 3rd century. Also after became a constant destructive battlefield between byzantine empire and sasanid empire later Muslim Arabs about 500 years how anyone expect 12million population in the 11. cc in Anatolia. even at the beginning of the 18th century Anatolia had 6.5 million in population and approxiamately 40% of them were non-Turks. What kind of assimilation is this?

The quote below is an interesting interpreration of the data. "Scientists from Oxford University and the German Max Planck Institute of Anthropology released a genetic atlas of human admixture history. Thus, according to the Atlas of genetic mixing, the Armenian gene has been found with some ethnic groups. The Georgians have 12% of the Armenian gene, Turks - 10%, and Iranians - 7.5%. Approximately 10% similarity has been found between the Armenians and the Italian population of Tuscany. About 4% of the Armenian gene has been found among the Chinese, 3.7% - among particular ethnic groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan, as well as among the Indian Jews. Armenian gene was also found among Lithuanians, Poles, Greeks, Lezghins, Syrians, Cypriots and even the Irish."

So it seems Armenians roamed from China, Afghanistan, etc to Poland, even to British isles. While there is not a single source about Armenian migration to China, India, Afganistan, Britain, etc., people should expect a logical explanation and interpretation about data, for example a group of people that roamed from Pacific to Atlantic, from Siberia to India (Turkic people) responsible for these connections who left genetic signs in all those populations. But no, they claim little Armenian ethnicity is responsible to left their genetic trace in far away China, not Turkic people who founded more than 30 empires and innumarable states and also left thousands of Turkism in almost all the languages that they came to contact. Just the word kin in English, in in Chinese and kün in Turkish with the same meaning is enough to see the connection. Also Turkey and Azerbaijan are anomalies in assimilation aspect, all the conquerer Turkic people and others assimiliated in their conquered subjects in the history like Bulgars, Franks, etc. Oghuz Turks were able to assimilate great, settled and civilized old centers like Iran, Anatolia in the daylight of the history.

BTW İF anyone want to claim that before 5th century nomads from Central Europe to Altai like Schythians, Sarmatians, Alans, etc. were Iranian speaking people hoax, then he should show us thousands of Iranism in for example Baltic, Slavic and Germanic languages. After all we rightfully expect to find innumarable Iranian borrowings in those languages after 2 millenium of socalled Iranian speaking nomadic domination. But there is almost none expect a bunch of controversial words. But there is thousands of Turkisms both from Ogur ond oguz branches of Turkic languages. Sorry for the long post and hopping from issue to issue, but I want to show a little glimpse of logical opinions other than politically biased ones.

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