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From: Francisco Antonio Doria <>
Subject: Re: Oldest European Lines
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 99 08:30:01 -0000
>I actually think it's sociologically and demographically interesting. I
>have little faith in either of these above-mentioned cases. I'd like to
>hear more, if possible.
>From this point of view, I do agree with you. But can we - reliably, not just using speculation as I've done several times recently :) - establish such an old line? I doubt so. I wouldn't include Glöckner's reconstruction of the Capetian ancestry as `reliable' in this sense, even if I think that it is fully correct.
My impression is that the boundary for reliability lies between the 9th-12th century.
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