Ancient peoples

2017-07-27T17:37:06+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Aryan, Bahrani people, Sanhaja, Sicels, Bimbache, Arameans, Khanty people, Livonians, Nganasan people, Persian people, Selkup people, Skolts, Bunun people, Chaldea, Gandhara, Jews, Nubia, Ket people, Samhan, Ababda people, Mandaeans, Emishi, Sami people, Sheba, Proto-Indo-Europeans, Roxolani, Indo-European migrations, Ancient Hawaii, Perizzite, Basay people, Mariandyni, Jakhanke people, Sa'idi people flashcards Ancient peoples
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  • Aryan
    "Aryan" (/ˈɛəriən, ˈɛərjən, ˈær-/) is a term meaning "noble" which was used as a self-designation by Indo-Iranian people.
  • Bahrani people
    The Baharna (Arabic: بحراني ، بحارنة‎‎) are an ethnoreligious group whom mainly inhabit the historical region of Eastern Arabia.
  • Sanhaja
    The Sanhaja (Berber: Aẓnag, pl. Iẓnagen, and also Aẓnaj, pl. Iẓnajen; Arabic: صنهاجة‎‎, Ṣanhājah) were once one of the largest Berber tribal confederations, along with the Zanata and Masmuda confederations.
  • Sicels
    The Sicels (Latin Siculi; Greek Σικελοί Sikeloi) were an Italic tribe who inhabited eastern Sicily during the Iron Age.
  • Bimbache
    Bimbache or Bimbape is the name given to the inhabitants of El Hierro, who inhabited the island before the Spanish conquest of the Canary Islands that took place between 1402 and 1496.
  • Arameans
    The Arameans, or Aramaeans, (Aramaic: ܐܪ̈ܡܝܐ‎‎,ʼaramáyé) were an ancient Northwest Semitic Aramaic-speaking tribal confederacy who emerged from the Syrian desert in the Late Bronze Age and occupied the region known as Aram from the 11th-8th centuries BC.
  • Khanty people
    Khanty (in older literature: Ostyaks) are an indigenous people calling themselves Khanti, Khande, Kantek (Khanty), living in Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug, a region historically known as "Yugra" in Russia, together with the Mansi.
  • Livonians
    The Livonians or Livs (livonian: līvlizt) are the indigenous inhabitants of Northern Latvia and Southwestern Estonia.
  • Nganasan people
    The Nganasans (English pronunciation: /(ə)ŋˈgænəsæn/; Nganasan: ӈәнә”са(нә”) ŋənəhsa(nəh), ня(”) ńæh) are an indigenous Samoyedic people inhabiting the Taymyr Peninsula in north Siberia.
  • Persian people
    The Persian people (Persian: پارسیان) are an Iranian ethnic group native to Iran who are native speakers of the modern Persian language, closely related Iranian dialects and languages, and adhere to cultural systems connected with other ethnic Persians.
  • Selkup people
    The Selkup (Russian: сельку́пы), until the 1930s called Ostyak-Samoyeds (остя́ко-самое́ды), are a people in Siberia, Russia.
  • Skolts
    The Skolt Sámi or Skolts are a Sami ethnic group.
  • Bunun people
    The Bunun (Chinese: 布農; pinyin: Bùnóng), also historically known as the Vonum, are a tribe of Taiwanese aborigines and are best known for their sophisticated polyphonic vocal music.
  • Chaldea
    Chaldea (/kælˈdiːə/) or Chaldaea was a Semitic nation between the late 10th and mid-6th centuries BC, after which its peoples were absorbed into Babylonia.
  • Gandhara
    Gandhāra (Pashto: ګندارا‎, Urdu: گندھارا‎, Avestan: Vaēkərəta, Old Persian: Para-upari-sena, Bactrian: Paropamisadae [Hellenization: Paropamisus], Greek: Caspatyrus) is the ancient term for the city and old kingdom of Taxila and Peshawar, which encompassed the Swat valley and northern Punjab in Pakistan, as well as the Jalalabad district of modern-day Afghanistan.
  • Jews
    The Jews (/dʒuːz/; Hebrew: יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3 Yehudim, Israeli pronunciation [jehuˈdim]), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious group originating from the Israelites, or Hebrews, of the Ancient Near East.
  • Nubia
    Nubia is a region along the Nile river located in what is today northern Sudan and southern Egypt.
  • Ket people
    Kets (Russian: Кеты; Ket: денг) are a Siberian people who speak the Ket language.
  • Samhan
    The Samhan period of Korean history (also Proto-Three Kingdoms of Korea) comprises confederacies of Mahan, Jinhan, and Byeonhan in central and southern Korean peninsula, during the final century BCE and the early centuries CE.
  • Ababda people
    The Ababda or Ababde – the Gebadei of Pliny, and possibly the Troglodytes of other classical writers – are nomads living in the area between the Nile and the Red Sea, in the vicinity of Aswan in Egypt and north Sudan.
  • Mandaeans
    Mandaeans (Modern Mandaic: מנדעניא‎ Mandaʻnāye, Arabic: الصابئة المندائيون‎‎ aṣ-Ṣābi'a al-Mandā'iyūn) are an ethnoreligious group indigenous to the alluvial plain of southern Mesopotamia and are followers of Mandaeism, a Gnostic religion.
  • Emishi
    The Emishi or Ebisu (蝦夷) constituted a group of people who lived in northeastern Honshū in the Tōhoku region which was referred to as michi no oku (道の奥) in contemporary sources.
  • Sami people
    The Sami people (also Sámi or Saami, traditionally known in English as Lapps or Laplanders) are an indigenous Finno-Ugric people inhabiting the Arctic area of Sápmi, which today encompasses parts of far northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia.
  • Sheba
    Sheba (/ˈʃiːbə/; Ge'ez: ሳባ, Saba, Arabic: سبأ‎‎, Sabaʾ, South Arabian , שבא, Šəḇā) was a kingdom mentioned in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and the Quran.
  • Proto-Indo-Europeans
    The Proto-Indo-Europeans were the speakers of the Proto-Indo-European language (PIE), a reconstructed prehistoric language of Eurasia.
  • Roxolani
    The Roxolani were a Sarmatian people, who are believed to be an offshoot of the Alans, although according to Strabo they were the most remote of Scythian peoples.
  • Indo-European migrations
    According to the widely accepted Kurgan hypothesis, the Indo-European language and culture spread in several stages from the Proto-Indo-European Eurasian homeland in the Pontic steppes, into Western Europe, Central and South Asia.
  • Ancient Hawaii
    Ancient Hawaiʻi is the period of Hawaiian human history preceding the unification in 1810 of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi by Kamehameha the Great.
  • Perizzite
    The Perizzites are a group of people mentioned many times in the Bible as having lived in Canaan before the arrival of the Jews.
  • Basay people
    The Basay are an aboriginal tribe of Taiwan.
  • Mariandyni
    The Mariandyni (Μαριανδυνοί, Μαριανδηνοί, or Μαρυανδυνοί) were an ancient tribe in the north-east of Bithynia.
  • Jakhanke people
    The Jakhanke people (var. Diakhanké, Diakanké, or Diakhankesare) are a Manding-speaking ethnic group in the Senegambia region, often classified as a subgroup of the larger Soninke.
  • Sa'idi people
    A Ṣa‘īdi (Arabic: صعيدى‎‎) is a person from Upper Egypt (Arabic: صعيد مصر‎‎ Ṣa‘īd).
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