Mitogenomic data indicate admixture components of Asian Hun and Srubnaya origin in the Hungarian Conquerors

  title={Mitogenomic data indicate admixture components of Asian Hun and Srubnaya origin in the Hungarian Conquerors},
  author={Endre Nepar{\'a}czki and Z. Mar{\'o}ti and T. Kalm{\'a}r and K. Kocsy and Kitti Ma{\'a}r and P. Bihari and I. Nagy and E. F{\'o}thi and I. Pap and {\'A}. Kust{\'a}r and G. Palfi and I. Rask{\'o} and A. Zink and T. T{\"o}r{\"o}k},
  • Endre Neparáczki, Z. Maróti, +11 authors T. Török
  • Published 2018
  • Biology
  • bioRxiv
  • It has been widely accepted that the Finno-Ugric Hungarian language, originated from proto Uralic people, was brought into the Carpathian Basin by the Hungarian Conquerors. From the middle of the 19th century this view prevailed against the deep-rooted Hungarian Hun tradition, maintained in folk memory as well as in Hungarian and foreign written medieval sources, which claimed that Hungarians were kinsfolk of the Huns. In order to shed light on the genetic origin of the Conquerors we sequenced… CONTINUE READING


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