reply to post by SaosinEngaged
It is also true that the Hungarians of today look European.But their
roots are Mongolic.
Languages of the world)
"Racially the Uralic people present an unhomogeneous picture.In
they may be considered
a bland of Europeans and Mongoloid types,with the more western
groups(especially the Hungarians,Baltic-Finnic and Erzya Mardvin
being strongly European and those of the Urals primarily Mongoloid".
From " De Administrado Imperio"by Constantine Porphyrogenitus
"These eight clans of the TURKS(Hungarians) do not obey their own
have for their first chief the prince who comes by succession of
From The Hungarian Chronicle(1095AD):
"We (Hungarians) are descendants of the great Huns of Attila".
From "The Mongols" By Jeremiah Curtin
"Five groups of Mongols have made themselves famous in Europe:The
with their mighty chief Attila,the Magyars,The Turks or Osmanli,the
invaders of Russia..."
From "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" By Edward Gibbon.
"The(Hungarians) are distinguished by the Greeks under the proper and
peculiar name of Turks,
as descendants of that people who had conquered and reigned form China
the Volga (referring to the Mongols)".
Gaspar Heltai (1575)
"The huns, who we call now Magyars, when they lived in Scythia they were all hunters" At 373 they started to fled from Scythia and arrived to
Pannonia where they settled near the river Tisza"
The most interesting source about the Hunnic descendance of the Magyars is Mahmud Tercüman's codex. He wrote it to the turkish sultan Suleiman the
first at 1543 AD.
Tercüman gave us a very detailed history how the Huns became Magyars, how they invaded europe and how they settled to Pannonia later on in a second
wave. He gave us direct continuity between Attila and later kings of Hungary, who he consider as one royal dinasty, and its exactly what the older
codexes wrote about.
From "The Cambridge Medieval History" edited by J.H.Hussey.
"The form ovyypoi,from which are derived the various names current to
day among the people of Europe(Old Church Slavonic,UGRI;
GHERESI,and so on)comes from the Turkic ethnic name ONOGUR meaning
From "The Thirteenth Tribe" by Arthur Koestler.
"We also hear of a fearful encounter which St.Cyril,the Apostle of
Slav,had with a Magyar horde in 860,on his way to Khazaria.He was
his prayers when they rushed at him luporum more ululantes-HOWLING IN
MANNER OF WOLVES".
From "Britannica"(Languages of the world).
"Recent study indicates that it is posible to speak of a Uralic
type,an intermediate stage between the European and the Mongoloid,the
basic features of which are medium-dark to dark hair and eye
colour,relatively small stature and often a concave bridge of the
(Hungary is part of Uralic racial type).
From "Britanica" Hungarian.
"The proto-Hungarians were apparently an ethnic blend of
and Turkish peoples living in western Siberia...The Hungarians were
scourge of Europe,raiding as far afield as Bremen,Orleans and
Constantinople(the English word OGRE-a men eating man,hideous cruel
a corruption of HUNGAR,attests to their notoriety).
From "1000 years of Hungary" By Emil Lengyel.
"(Hungarian) Folklore speaks about NIMROD the giant,who had two
and HAGAR.The former was the ancestor of the HUNS,and MAGOR was the
ancestor of the MAGYARS."
"The experience the Magyars left with the Western world was so
that even generations later people form the West saw the Hungarians
apocalyptic monsters. Bishop Otto of Freysing spoke of the exterior of
Hungarians as ‘ferocious' at the time of the Crusades
sunken,their stature is short,their behavior wild,their language
barbarous,so that one can either accuse fate or marvel at divine
for having permitted these monsters the possession of an enchanting
From "History of Hungary" By Denis Sinor
"Though, geographically speaking, of European origin, the Hungarians
settled in the Danube valley were,spiritually and materially,
and belonged to the great Central Euroasiatic cultural family whose
members lived dispersed form the Danube to China, from Persia and
the Arctic. The Hungarian bows and arrows...were of exactly the same
as those used in Central Asia. As nomadic peoples generally do, the
Hungarians disliked towns,and even houses,to which they preferred
According to Otto von Freisingen, as late as the middle of the
century, summer and autumn were still spent under tents".
"It is, however quite certain that the Mongoloid type was well
among them (Hungarians), and that they were, on the whole, of rather
stature, with short legs, bowed through continuous riding".
From George Kedrenos (12th century).
(Describing the events which took place in 895).
"The Emperor had sent the Patrician Skllerous to the Turks WHO were
(Oungroi) to convince them to cross the Danube and attack the
(At this time the Hungarians used to live somewhere near Bug river,in
place called Etel-Kuzu).
From John Zonnaras (12th century).
(Describing the events of 895).
"The Emperor convinced the Turks who lived near Danube and who ARE
(Oungroi) to start war against the Bulgars".