Re: Letzebuerger = Descendents du peuple paleo-Sakartveloi

A.M. Crossman (
29 Sep 1996 16:02:44 GMT

>However, to this day, the inhabitants of Luxembourg, the
>"Letzebuergers", trace their genetic ancestry back to this ancient
>people and their Copper Age civilization. In the veins of today's
>Luxembourgers flows the blood of these proud, ancient shamanistic
>peoples, who spoke a strange Asiatic (non-Indo-European) language which
>is distantly related to both the Basque of northern Spain and the
>strange, guttural tongues of the Caucasus mountains, like Mingrelian
>and Abkhaz. It is said by those who cling to the ancient Tuskualdinak
>rites of "Paglonsak" and "Kirindj tak Nagahhaonak" that the heart of
>the true Luxembourger "beats to the drums of the gh'Olakkhot", or the
>human-sacrifice ritual. Like the peoples of the East, today's
>Luxembourgers stand out from their Western European neighbors in
>harboring strong genetic markers consistent with Mongol/Old Caucasian
>heritage, such as a preponderance of type B histocompatibility complex
>antigens in their blood, as well as (in most older citizens of pure
>"luxembourger" stock) dark hair and eyes. Among such older
>Luxembourgers, the old religion, in modified form and heavily mixed
>with the Christianity which replaced it after the Roman Era, survives,
>especially in the form of ritual shrines kept in private corners of the
>Antoni Gomez Muzcreidt, Ph.D.
>PIU Historical Research Division
While the above dissertation is basically sound, it is a bit sketchy.
There are some "chapters" missing. One of my favourites is the "land
bridge" from Scandanavia which allowed another group of blond, blue-eyed
folk to migrate a bit south and then east. There were, of course, some
clashes but eventually things settled down and all was good.
A.M. Crossman, Chair
Southern Alberta Paleohistorical Research Institute