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From: Havelock Vetinari <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] R1b
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 13:57:28 -0400
References: <003401c4ab02$fd6d0080$cde289d1@Ken1> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <000b01c4abd6$a948ad40$69e289d1@Ken1> <email@example.com> <001a01c4abe0$2025d1f0$f6e289d1@Ken1> <00b101c4abea$e5201b00$1393cbc1@f2i6i5>
But wouldn't there be a greater diversity in R1b if this "Adam R1b"
had lived so long ago and had so many descendants spread out?
On Wed, 6 Oct 2004 22:22:19 +0100, Peter <> wrote:
> I have never been able to grasp the fact that my ancestor and progenitor of my haplogroup, call him "Adam R1b", (sounds like a character out of Star Wars) settled in Spain at the start of the last ice age.
> It sounds too simplistic and coincidental to be an actual fact, and it would seem far more likely that Adam R1b lived long before that date, and some of his descendants did in fact spend the ice age somewhere else.