Tuesday, 30 June 2009
THE ANCIENT NORDIC GOTHS AND THE ANCIENT ASIAN KHOTANS
On the internet one can find an interesting blog about a possible link between European people and people from the Silk Road, called:
THE ORIGIN OF THE ANCIENT NORDIC - SCANDINAVIAN GOTHS (GOTER) OR GÖTER
"There seems to be an interesting connection between the ancient Nordic Goths and the ancient Khotan people. The Khotans were according to different sources a melting pot of people from different cultures i.e. Ancient India (Mahajanapada, Maurya, The middle kingdoms including the Kushan empire), Persia, Greece, China, Tibet and Turkestan or Turkmenistan (before and during Kanishka). The Khotan people inhabited in an ancient kingdom present areas of Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) and the culture in the northern – western frontier of India before and under Vedic period India (a few hundred years before and after the Common Era). The Khotans were closely related to the Gandhara - Taxila Mahayana Buddhism of Peshawar (Read more: 1. Mahayana, 2.)."