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From: ellen Levy <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Phoenician people and their HLA-B antigen
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 11:09:02 -0700 (PDT)
What does "Semitized" mean exactly? "Semitic", in my
understanding, is a language family, not a people.
And how exactly has it been determined that
Phoenicians as a people did not have haplogroup J, as
you assert (or at least that how I interpreted your
statement, though I may have deciphered it
I'm afraid I have no idea what "semitized from father
lineage from HG-E" means.
--- Milos Bogdanovic <> wrote:
> This is a map of distribution of HLA-B18 antigen
> (descendents of Phoenician people):
> Their antigen HLA-B18 is genetically similar to
> antigens of tribe HG-J (dinaric, mediterranean
> but in Y chromosome Phoenicians do not have HG-J
> they are semitized from father lineage from HG-E. Of
> Phoenicians were mixed with other peoples of their
> time, but
> mostly, they are mixture of western mediterraneans
> and semitics.
> Semitic population (HG-E) has gift for trading, and
> history Phoenician people are people of trade. Trade
> the reason why they promoted their Phoenician
> from whom we today got our latinic, cyrillic, etc
> Thus, Phoenicians are semitized western
> mediterraneans who have from the male's
> side semitic HG-E.
> Milos Bogdanovic
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