North African

Sub-Saharan Ancestry Related to Phoenicians

Sub-Saharan Ancestry Related to Phoenicians

Source: Ancient mitogenomes of Phoenicians from Sardinia and Lebanon: A story of settlement, integration, and female mobility (PLOS) 2018 A.D. From the source, "The proposed Phoenician lineages, W5, N1b1a5 and X2b are not found in Sardinians today, suggesting rare introductions, of the nature of single individuals rather than as representative of major colonizing groups. We suggest that N1b1a5 could be an introduction from Carthage or some other North African location within the Phoenician network. It is therefore interesting that Chiang et al. [63] do find evidence in the whole-genome data of a small degree of what they suggest may be…
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The Ibo Jews Descend From the Tribe of Gad, Zevulun, Menashe, Levitical Migrants, Judeans, and Asher

The Ibo Jews Descend From the Tribe of Gad, Zevulun, Menashe, Levitical Migrants, Judeans, and Asher

Source: Nigeria Virtual Jewish History Tour (Jewish Virtual Library) 2020 A.D. From the source, "According to oral traditions, the Ibo have resided in “Iboland,” a region of modern-day Nigeria, for over 1500 years. Before that, the tradition asserts that they were migrants from ancient Israel. There exist a number of theories that explain from whom the Ibo are descendant, and how they came to reside in Nigeria. One theory contends that the Ibo are the descendants of one of the lost tribes. Ibo Jews The Ibo of Benei Gath are said to have descended from Gath (Gad), the eighth son of Jacob. The…
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DNA Study From The U.S National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health-Nearly All Southern Europeans Have 1%-3% African Ancestry (Roman Era and Arab Migrations)-All 8 Major Jewish Populations Have 3%-5% Sub-Saharan African Ancestry In Them (Reflects African Ancestry Prior to Jewish Diaspora)

DNA Study From The U.S National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health-Nearly All Southern Europeans Have 1%-3% African Ancestry (Roman Era and Arab Migrations)-All 8 Major Jewish Populations Have 3%-5% Sub-Saharan African Ancestry In Them (Reflects African Ancestry Prior to Jewish Diaspora)

Source: The History of African Gene Flow into Southern Europeans, Levantines, and Jews (U.S National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) 2011 A.D. From the source, "...Previous genetic studies have suggested a history of sub-Saharan African gene flow into some West Eurasian populations after the initial dispersal out of Africa that occurred at least 45,000 years ago. However, there has been no accurate characterization of the proportion of mixture, or of its date. We analyze genome-wide polymorphism data from about 40 West Eurasian groups to show that almost all Southern Europeans have inherited 1%–3% African ancestry with an average…
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