Dravidians, Indians and Sumerians

by Rasheed

Also the people of Phut settled in north Africa, Tyre, Somalia and Yemen. Imam Tabari RA also said they settled in Sindh and hind (India), they are of afro asiatic culture.

Now I will provide some info on the Dravidians; they are L dna first.

What I dream does coincide with what some people have said: The Mediterranean Peoples (Dravidians)
(Extracts from ‘The Original Indians â€" An Enquiry’ by Dr. A. Desai)

How the Mediterranean people came to be called Dravidians makes an interesting story. The Pre-Hellenistic Lycians of Asi Minor, who where probably the Mediterranean stock called themselves Trimmili.

Another tribe of this branch in the island of Crete was known by the name Dr(a)mil or Dr(a)miz. In ancient Sanskrit writings we find the terms Dramili and Dravidi, and then Dravida which referred to the southern portion of India.

South India was known to the ancient Greek and Roman geographers as Damirica or Limurike. Periplus Maris Erithroei (Periplus of the Eritrean Sea) in the second or third century AD described the maritime route followed by Greek ships sailing to the South Indian ports: “Then follow Naoura and Tundis, the first marts of Limurike and after these Mouziris and Nelkunda, the seats of government.â€

Dramila, Dravida and Damirica indicated the territory. Then it was applied to the people living in the territory and the language they spoke, in the local parlance Tamil and Tamil Nadu or Tamilakam.

The Mediterraneans or Dravidians were

associated with the ancient Sumerian civilizations of Mesopotamia and of Elam (southern Iran). Authors have pointed out ethnic, linguistic and cultural affinities between the Sumerians (Mesopotamians) and the Dravidians of South India, and concluded that(( both probably belonged to the same ethnic stock.))

HR Hall writes: “The ethnic type of the Sumerians, so strongly marked in their statues and relofs was as different from those of the races which surrounded them as was their language from those of the Semites, Aryans and others; they were decidedly Indian in type.

The face-type of the average Indian today is no doubt much the same as that of the Dravidian race ancestors thousands of years ago...And it is to this Dravidian ethnic type of India that the ancient Sumerian bears most resemblance, so far as we can judge from his monuments.

He was very like a Southern Hindu of the Deccan (who still speaks Dravidian languages). And it is by no means improbable that the Sumerians were an Indian tribe which passed, certainly by land, perhaps also by sea, through Persia to the valley of the Two Rivers.â€

Hall is of the opinion that Dravidian people must have migrated to Mesopotamia from India,((( whereas others think Dravidians came from Mediterranean regions, which was their earlier home. KP Padmanabha Menon writes about their close relationship: “Orientalists, many of them, are prepared to concede that the Sumerians, the Mediterranean race, are branches of the early Dravidians.†)))))

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Apr 22, 2015
Sumerian Origin of Dravidians
by: Murli Nair

Another bit of information that might support the theory that the Dravidian were of Sumerian stock is the Tamil word for homeland is "Ur", the same as the ancient Sumerian city.

Feb 26, 2015
sumerians are black
by: Anonymous

canaanites are semitics
sumerians are black

Nov 25, 2014
Kalidas Nag
by: Muthamizh

India and Pacific World - Kalidas Nag p. 279

The earliest stone age culture of India is represented by the hand axe technique of Madras and the Old stone age people may have migrated from South India into Central India - where in the Narbada valley have been found middle pleistocene tools, and a fauna gradually extended through the Ganges and Jamuna valleys to North Western India right upto Himalayan Hills.

Nov 25, 2014
Indus Valley Civilization
by: Muthamizh

Pre-historic South India by V.R. Ramachandra Dikshitar (Madras) 1951 p.243

According to a mighty authority the civilization of the Indus valley was one that had become already age old and stereotyped on the Indian soil. How old it is we cannot definitely say that this stretch of time but we can certainly say that it was in the later stage of the iron culture of South India: for in our opinion the iron culture of the South India may be dated from Eight to Ten Thousand B.C. Therefore it is not strange that the Indian Culture had many millions of human endeavour behind it

These graves at Adichanallur are to be dated in the early Iron Age which succeeded the Neolithic Age in South India (Origin and Spread of the Tamil - Prof. V.R. Ramachandra Dikshitar M.A. (Madras) 1947. P.21

Nov 25, 2014
The Dravidian Civilization
by: Muthamizh

The riddles of three oceans - A . kondratove ( Moscow) 1974 p 132

However, the Dravidian have a continuity of weapon culture from paleolithic to Neolithic, from Neolithic to Megalithic and Megalithic to iron age in south India.

Thus according to these historical evidences, we can presume that the Dravidian race was indigenous to the country; and the Tamil and other allied peoples were Indigenous; and their civilization is not only the oldest in India but the oldest in the world; and Dravidians had spread not only the whole of India but also to the world over.

Thus considering the origin and spread of Dravidian civilization and their weapons from the finding at "Adichanallur" we can safely come to the conclusion that Silambam is the oldest of all martial arts in the world.

Nov 25, 2014
Dravidians in the Tigris-Euphrates Region
by: Muthamizh

Dravidian Civilization - R.D. Banerji , Calcutta , 1927 ( Modern Review ) p 308

Development of the iron culture of the Adiththanalloor (Tamilnadu) may be dated back to 8000 to 10000 B.C. The archaeological evidences are more from Tirunelveli District of Tamilnadu.

The recent discoveries in sindh and Baluchistan prove that the cultural affinities of the Dravidians extended in an unbroken line from the Tinnevelly district ( Adiththanalloor) in the extreme south of the Indian peninsula through Sindh and Baluchistan the island Bahrain in the Persian gulf , South Persia , Mesopotamia to Crete and some of the islands of the Eastern Mediterranean

The Dravidians may have been the first settle in the Tigris and Euphrates area preceding the Sumerians, whose civilization is regarded as the oldest in the world.

Nov 04, 2014
Dravidians are Canaanites
by: Anonymous

Dravidians are Canaanites. They are the original Phoenician and Sumerian peoples.

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