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1/13/09 Anth-E 300: European/Hungarian Folk Dance…the Introduction (basic Geography, map-based) Proto-Hungarians came from Siberia-side of Euro-Asian mountains 1000 B.C. ancestors started to migrate from south of Siberia Fino-Ugria speakers- one of the smallest language families in the Euro-Asian continents- shares language roots with Fins, Estonians ,Vuguls, Ostyaks Must have been a population with a pretty cohesive group identity/language w/ Hungarian self-name magyare- “talking man”, the original General dynamism of nomadic groups (Asia/China), moving upwards, pushing everyone else upwards International road w/ specific ecological conditions favorable to nomadism/open prairies to drive flocks/livestock 5 th cent. C.E. Turkish speaking influences (ancient Iranian influences?)…various influences on language, musical systems, etc. Interaction w/ Slavs living in woodlands Several distinguishable chapters of migration story Campathians mountain range 9 th /10 th cent. A.D. basin-stepping nomads, animal husbandry, booty from
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ANT 300 taught by Professor Fulemile during the Winter '09 term at Indiana.

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