1. M

    African masks

    Hi everyone, I hope someone can help me. My friend found these masks and someone told her that they are very old and valuable. Can anyone here knows something more about these masks, from what tribe they are, in what purposes they were used and are they original, if you can tell that only based...
  2. O

    History of the children of the Apache tribe ??

    This may be a long shot, but ill start with stating that I am from Birmingham, England and recently began researching my family tree. My paternal grandmother seems to be convinced that her mother was a descendant of the Bedonkohe band of the Apache tribe. Her story says that the children of...
  3. K

    Ourgoi Tribe

    Ourgoi was royal sarmatians. what was origin of Ourgoi tribe?
  4. Naima

    Origin of a tribe

    How does a new tribe stems from another? For example hiw could indoeuropeans divide in tribes then other tribes and how each of those turn in a different nation?
  5. RidiculousName

    The Raeti Tribe: Descendents of Etruscan?

    I'm playing the Divide Et Imperium mod for Rome II: Total War. One of the types of auxiliaries I can hire are "COHORS RAETORUM". In the unit description I can read, "The Raeti are hardy mountain warriors, proud descendents of the Etruscans." I know video games aren't the greatest sources for...
  6. Y

    Is there any descendants of the Omayyad tribe today?

    Hello, if i'm correct there are alot of Alids and abbasids descendants living today, but I wonder if there are surviving descendants of the first leaders of the Califate, or maybe from the Omayyads of Cordoba? A lot of them were killed by abbasids during the revolution and a lot also died...
  7. Swagganaut

    The abuse of the term "Tribe"

    I am fairly often confronted with the term "Tribe" in my fields of interest, especially African history and the Romano-Germanic kingdoms. I see a lot of people, even on this forum, excessively using that very term. A tribe is a people which traces its origin on a common ancestor, mostly...
  8. Sobo

    Germanic tribe of the Thuringii

    I´m from Thüringen, the central state of germany and as you may see our state has the name from our ancestors the Thuringii. I would really like to know if some here can asnwer my questions or are into the topic. Not much is known about their origin. Some speculate that they are identical with...
  9. Valens

    Were Magyars a Turkic tribe?

    Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin in the IX century is usually regarded as the last major invasion event in European history in which the peoples from the east (Asia) permanently settled in Europe, though various other peoples from the steppes of Asia invaded Europe during the later...
  10. AfghanistanBactriaAriana

    Gandhari ancient Pactyan tribe?

    The ancient Pactyans who are thought to be the same as Pakhtas and ancestors of Pashtuns were mentioned by Herodotus. Their home was ancient Pakhtika. The Pactyans are said to have four tribes with one of them being Gandhari. So were Gandharis considered Pactyan...
  11. Robert165

    Pueblo or Apache.... location of tribe question

    I am working on a personal project, making a web page of the colonies and territories of the USA. Right now I am gathering information and compiling maps, graphs, timelines, etc. I have a question about the Native American tribes in/around Santa Fe New mexico circa 1600. Santa Fe was the first...
  12. B

    Hoti tribe of albania/montenegro, illyrians ... There are several other tribes of North-Albania, montenegro and kosovo who share the same history, only their migration happened earlier.
  13. G

    Were there kingdoms ruled by OBC, Dalit and Schedule tribe caste groups of today

    I mean were there kingdoms in the past ruled by groups which are OBC, SC and ST caste groups of today (I am aware these are modern categories but I am referring to them just for the sake of a boundary for this thread). I am especially interested to know if there were any Dalit powers...
  14. V

    Which ancient tribe has been completely wiped out

    From the face of the earth by another tribe, invading army or country?
  15. V

    The Kambojas

    Hello folks,i opened this thread to discuss about an ancient tribe known as the Kambojas.I have seen many sources claiming Kambojas are an Iranic tribe,However,according to Panini,Kambojas were a Kshatriya tribe Kambojas of Panini | Arthashastra also attests the same Kambojas...
  16. Bertus

    What was the last tribe in Europe?

    Does someone know why we don't live in tribes any more, and what was the last European tribe in western Europe. This question just came to mind...
  17. EmperorTigerstar

    Favorite Germanic Tribe IV

    Thread I had mistakes. Thread II was lacking Thread III I made a huge fail and I have to fix it. xD My favorite is the Vandals. How about everyone else?
  18. EmperorTigerstar

    Favorite Germanic Tribe III

    Please lock this thread. Thank you.
  19. M

    Were Germanii a Persian tribe?

    Does anyone have a good explanation for the following excerpt from Herodotus' Histories? Now, a large number of tribes go to make up the Persian race, and not all of them were convened by Cyrus and persuaded to rebel from Median rule— only those on whom all the other tribes depended, namely the...
  20. T

    Did Alexander the Great ever fight against a Turkic tribe?

    Good evening:) I couldn't find any sources over it if Alexander the Great fought against a Turkic tribe in his conquests of Central Asia so I wanted to ask the experts here if you can find a source about Alexander if he met a Turkic speaking tribe. I know that He fought against the Scythians in...