The word “prehistory” refers to the earliest period of human development, up until the start of recorded events. But since the world evolved differently in terms of its humanity, prehistory starts and ends at different times, in different regions. Europe is no exception to this rule.
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1. Domestication of the Dog
Trying to find a nice way to break to modern Balkan residents that the Slavs inhabited the area In the 16th century AD. Anything dated before that time has nothing to do with them. Illyrians (as Greeks called all the tribes in the north with similar language and customs) were the dominant residents.
There are no Slavs on the Balkans. True Slavs are the Czechs, the Slovaks, the Poles and some of the Ukrainians. The so called Slavs on the Balkans are descendand from the Daco-Thracians (the first Indo-European speaks who migrated to the Balkans), the Illyrians (the second Indo-European group) and the Macedon (which were obviously related to the Thracians and the Illyrians but not to the Helenics... something modern Greeks like to lie about because they were beaten and conquered by them). The so called Slavs appeared only after the Balkans were invaded and settled first by Italics then by Celts, Germanics, Slavs and Hunno-Turkics.
There was no population replacement on the Balkans, just a few more migrants were added to the gene pool.
The oldest proto-European population before the Indo-European invasions you can find in Bosnia, Bulgaria inbetween and in Scandinavia, which are men carrying the I haplogroup. Greeks and Albanians have mostly the E haplogroup as well a spot in central Bulgaria, which came from North Africa.
So if you want to find the people who are mostly related to the oldest Europeans you should go to Bosnia.
what overpopulation of Earth?
we are 7.7 billion, most of us have enough to eat
when we were 400 million 1500 year ago most humans faced famines, starvation and diseases, so earth was overpopulated then, not now
I'm quite certain this video is frustrating all sorts of Racists and Racist Theories.......................Racists need to be reminded of Evolutionary facts that we all came out of Africa, period, end of story!
I thought that the evolutionary advantage of dark skin near the equator was preventing the breakdown of folate, because by the time people would typically die of skin cancer, they would have already had children.
re first people in America: I have a documentary about a 9,000 year old skull found in the US which, when tested by scientists, showed clear Caucasian characteristics, not Native American. It didn't end happily; the local tribes claimed that this was a racist plot and the skull was not only reburied, but the whole site was buried under tons of dirt flown in by helicopter, thus irretrievably contaminating the site for future analysis - if any future work was allowed.
But months after this vid science found OLDER remains of early Humans in Europe...
Once they could prove we populated Africa-and moved back out. Who knows.
After all- 'Out of Africa' is the 'leading' theory.
Not the definitive.
Zvezdika--swastika is ancient Serbian symbol!!!!
Vinca civilization is Serbian civilization!!!!
It is not Danube civilization!!!!Serbian wrighting !!!!
Warna is in Tracia --Serbia((present day Bulgaria)
There is new genetic evidence that Dogs did NOT originate from the wof, but rather there was a previous wild dog species separate from the wolf that coexsisted along with humans for up to 50-60 thousands years ago. These dogs were not domesticated yet but did live off the scraps of human societies as well as hunted small game like coyotes and African Painted dogs do today. These dogs wouldn't turn away a easier to get meal in hard times from human left overs from camps or butchering sites after a hunt.
We should all put everything we think we know about "prehistory" on hold pending further information.
Especially, dump everything we think we know, until extensive underwater archeology is done.
Go to where shoreline would be with -420 feet sea level, go to the mouth of a river back then and look around there, because where else would a city/state be? Search what would have been surrounding low-lands back then because that would be the bread-basket of any ice-age culture.
Especially just offshore from any harbor at that time, because where else will garbage and old parts and junk go?
Everything here is recent history, like almost all our supposed "earliest writing" and civilizations. 8000 years ago is recent. Most of human history was during the ice age and what would be low-lands around the world back then, are untouched ever since. Every site above water has been mined for stone or treasure seekers, or built on top of by newer people.
Yes, we can get a lot from what we do find from before 8000 years back, but it's nothing compared to what's still down there.
There should be nothing extraordinary about stone works shallow underwater now, because it would have been dry land for ~180,000 years of pre-history. Important and news-worthy, but not viewed like ancient aliens or other anachronisms.
How about explaining traces of human activity dating over 250,000 years in Hueyatlaco?
Once again, archeologists are pushing their theories forward as if they were the truth!
This is definitely not the way a scientist operate.
Haplogroup R and it's subclads (R1, R1a, R1a1, R1a1a, ect) are the builders of civilization. This mutation occured either Iran or more likely in Siberia. Wherever this Haplogroup went civilization followed. I suggest making a video about them.
+Zingam To an extent. But in Eastern Europe, the R groups took women from J, J1, J2 which is an Asian haplogrop from the middle east. So it was more like they came out of the Alti and Ural mountains, went through Mongolia , China, and Eastern Europe into the middle east from Turkey and Iran. Then made their way across Asia to India. Only later would the R groups move along to Central and Western Europe coming through the Mediterranean through Turkey and modern day Ukraine.
These are the men! What about the women ;) From what I read the European woman were originated mostly from proto-European women. So basically the Indo-Europeans invaded Europe, killed the proto-European men took their proto-European women and thus the modern Europeans were created.
Most people have heard of the great civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and the Indus Valley, which are all noted for being the earliest known civilizations to feature urbanization, organized administration, and cultural innovation. But few have heard of the mysterious civilization that emerged on the shores of lakes of the Black Sea some 7,000 years ago in Bulgaria.
The Varna culture, as it has come to be known, was not a small and inconsequential society that emerged in a little corner of Bulgaria and disappeared quickly into the pages of history. Rather, it was an amazingly advanced civilization, more ancient than the empires of Mesopotamia and Egypt, and the first known culture to craft golden artifacts. Varna is also now home to the largest known prehistoric necropolis in south-eastern Europe, which reflects a richness in cultural practices, complex funerary rites, an ancient belief system, and the capacity to produce exquisite and expertly-crafted goods. It has come to be known as the cradle of civilization in Europe
i wonder why you know nothing about cro magnon that was found in france the father of the white race...
& the dogger bank is home of the atlantans the high civilization from ancient before the romans and the greeks
anyways thank you
One of the most fascinating presentations of history/prehistory I’ve ever watched. Someone else said this should be expanded to a documentary. I think the entire list should be a ten episode documentary series!
Geological data shows that the first impact would have caused an initial rapid pulse that caused a very rapid rise in sea levels of 30ft, it was almost immediate, then later rapid pulses in only a few years....
The flood was much earlier and was caused by comet fragments hitting north america, 12, 800 years ago, it caused a mini ice age lasting 1300 years, and ended potentially because another comet fragment may have impacted in the indian ocean warming the globe and causing more floods...
For the record in non sedentary societies there quite probably were specialized workers. The complexities of making certain items (such as shoes) and high quality bifaces quite honestly demands someone who masters their craft.
EU Stone Age people in America...
First it was Columbus and no one disputed that, it was a fact that he discovered America.
Then they found remnants of Vikings and after that everyone and their uncle claim that their ancestors were the ones first there.
Who cares who came first?
I am not sure about the facts, but didnt some archeologists in recent years discover human remains that were older than the ones found in Africa? I am almost certain I saw articles around 2 years ago regarding these discoveries. Anyways, I might be wrong.
SO MUCH WRONG!!!
What about meteor that struck Greenland ~12000 years ago, what about nuclear winter for 1500years, exactly after meteor struck Greenland, what about sea level rising by over 10m just per one day? What about all this prove, no longer theory, now it’s proven theory.
If you want to say truth, please say all truth.
The theory of the crossing between the two NA ice sheets has been debunked by evidence in NA of humans living there over 100k years ago, the Clovis culture and the Aboriginal and other DNA being present in South Americans but not North Americans. Andrew Collins' work on the Swinthians ties in well with what you've done here. What you miss completely is the work of Randall Carlsson and Graham Hancock. If you had that, then you would have ice stretching from Canada via Europe to Siberia. Alaska was free of ice in the last ice age. The filling of the North Sea and the English Channel with seawater happened all within 1,200 years. Look up the Younger Dryas.
There are no pure humans you fool! The asians have neanderthal and denisovans!The neanderthals were pure human neanderthalis and african are pure human sapiens! They are pure in their different categories of different branches of races of humans!
Scholars just need to admit everything they know is incorrect , or basically not conclusive... I bet writing and the wheel go wayy further back probably by several 1000 years... All of the thriving civilizations of the past settled along rivers and since then the water level rose it buried all of the evidence of its existence...
Or picture this the earliest civilizations we can conceive basically are the remnants of the survivors of an way earlier one they copied the technology based on the artifacts they found and backward engineered other finds they uncovered washed up along the rivers
Because the Inuits are recent migrants to the area (recent relative to prehistoric history). Europeans have been around far longer than mainstream crap like this acknowledges. It interferes with the discredited out of africa theory.
Because the extra vitamin D from light skin is only needed if your primary source of calories is low in vitamin D. So it's only useful if you live in an agrarian society that don't eat a lot of fat fish and red meat. So very light skin wasn't a thing until people stopped being hunter gatherers and switched to mostly grains.
The Balkans a birthplace of the Coulter of the world not just through the ancient Greek world with the rise of democracy and the rise of higher culture founding the base of modern life but the Balkans are the birthplace of basic human things like writing and other things showed in this video .
You don't have a really hard time believing that people lived in the sibirien tundra during the ice age the Siberian tundra is one of the most unhappy herbal places on Earth there are no modern dwellings or towns in North Eastern Russia nor is there "civilization"on the western shores of Alaska because it's so an uninhabitable even into modern-day man you mean to tell me when the average temperature of the planet was so much lower that the water level was low enough that there was a land between Africa and India that people were walking through the tundra. That's an extraordinary claim and more apt believe there were boats
Well, in Romania area, there is salt at surface, fresh water, coal, gold, silver, copper, minerals, mountains, plains, hills, sea and it's like a cradle between mountains. It's logic that civilization developed there.
How about pre history?
The time before reset,
when megaliths were built?
Kicked back to Stone age,
no records, just legends,
and huge immovable rocks,
with drill holes and polished
to micrometer perfection.
Much older than assumed.
Pockets of survivors,
The Albanian language forms a separate branch of Indo-European, first attested in the 15th century, and is considered to have evolved from one of the Paleo-Balkan languages of antiquity. The name Dalmatae appears to be a cognate of the modern Albanian word delmë, meaning "sheep". The Illyrian town of Delminium probably shares this etymology.The first written mention of the Albanian language was on 14 July 1284 in Dubrovnik in modern Croatia when a crime witness named Matthew testified: "I heard a voice shouting on the mountainside in the Albanian language" (Latin: Audivi unam vocem, clamantem in monte in lingua albanesca).
+Taqifsha Nanen But your peoples name is Shiptari right? Term Albanian was no long go imported. You call yourself your country Shiperia and yourself Shiptari. Right? Albania is an imported term intrudiced veru lately in this nation. The city of Albanopolos means something like Belgrade in.l Serbia witch means WHITE CITY and has nothing to do with ethnicity but with a castle/walls of light color :) And even if Albanopolis was a city of "Albanians" than i would like to give me explanation how "Albanians" became Shiptari I will send you 50 euro.
zeepiet no need for a gap here Albanopolis (Ancient Greek: Ἀλβανόπολις, tr. Alvanópolis) was a city in ancient Roman Macedon specifically in Epirus Nova, the city of the Albanoi, an Illyrian tribe. The editors of the Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World locate Albanopolis at the modern-day village of Zgërdhesh, near Krujë, Albania. The ancient city may correspond with later mentions of the settlement called Arbanon and Albanon during the Middle Ages, although it is not certain this was the same place. The city appears at 150 AD almost 300 years after Roman conquest of the region.
+Taqifsha Nanen + I would like you to give me credible historical sources witch explains a historical gap between the dissapearans of Illyrians around 400AD and the first mensioning of Arnaut/Arbanasi/Shchiptari around 1150AD. That is a big black whole of around 700 years nobody explains. Pls explain me please but with historical souces, name of the author, date etc.
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