--- In cybalist@..., ehlsmith@... wrote:
> New member, but longtime lurker...
> At http://www.iranian.com/Jan96/Features/SearchingForUs.html
> the statement is made that the Jasz were a branch of the Alans who
> entered Hungary in the 13th century, fleeing the Mongols. They
> apparently were not descendants of the earlier Iazygians of the
> Classical era (although the name of the earlier group may have been
> applied to them). That seems a more reasonable scenario IMO than
> language surviving in the turbulent Danubian basin from Roman times
> until the 1400s.
> Ned Smith
> --- In cybalist@..., "Piotr Gasiorowski" <gpiotr@...> wrote:
> > I've located my earlier posting on the "last European Sarmatians":
> > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cybalist/message/6088
> > Piotr
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Alberto Manzoni
> > To: cybalist@...
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 11:57 AM
> > Subject: [tied] Sarmatians in Hungary vs Székély/Sicui in
> > I have a question for you all. I had read anywhere that in the
> > XVII/XVIII century, under the Habsburgen, were still alive in
> > Panonian plain villagers speaking an Iranian dialects, 'relics'
> > the Sarmatian established there in Roman era. Anyone could tell
> > anything about?