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Re: THEORY : Asianic?

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 24, 2003, 11:42
Quoting Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>:

> "Thomas R. Wier" wrote: > > I do not know the genetic affiliation of Kassite. > > Who are the Kassites? It looks uncomfortably similar to my Kassi. > :-)
They were a people who, in the middle of the 2nd millennium BC, conquered Babylonia and set up a dynasty there that lasted ca 1600-1150 BC. They were culturally assimilated by their subjects, like so many later barbarian conquerers were to become. Andreas