Re: Red Hair
- This subject came up on a Polish list I am a member of. I have red hair
as does my Polish Grandmother.
Red hair supposedly only comes from two sources. One is the ancient
Picts of Scotland. The other is a mixture of Scandanavian blondes with
Of course Geronimo had red hair so that theory opens other theories.
How did I get my red hair? Not from the Rus who settled in the Ukraine
area as they never made it to Poland.
But....during the reformation, Scottish Catholics settled in Ireland
and Poland, and they got there red hair, not from the celtics, but frm
the celts who intermingled with the Picts.
Otherwords, I don't know for sure, because that dosn't answer the
question of the Scithians or the Orientals.
Whilst in my search for good quality pictures of Kiev
Rus armour, clothing and what not I cam upon the
Now... anyone who's read "Eaters of the Dead" and/or
seen "13th Warrior" might appreciate this site. :o)
It gives what they did wrong in producing the movie
and references along with pics on what *should* have
I'm still looking for good pics and solid references
on what would be normal for 13th century Kiev Rus
period clothing, armamnet, names etc. Amy links and
info would be of great help.
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- Red hair? Will we ever know?
Interesting that the American Indian Geronimo had red hair, or so they
And I always heard the rumor that St Peter had red hair, but that might
have been due to his fiery temperment.
I think everyone had red hair and the rest are just mutants. (Just
The Red Haired League
- Being the one E D took exception to I have to say he brought up some
Being a student of Anthropology, well maybe a graduate if you can ever
graduate from the study of people, I must admit to what I thought was my
belief in 1976 is much different from what it is now.
I am a red haired Slav, I always will be, but I have a thirst of where
I came from. Not just Poland and the Ukraine but the places before that.
This info you have provided will be diagnosed and discussed with some
of my colleages.
I cannot put my degree in Folklore and Mythology to waste.
There is so much to be learned.
The game is afoot.
Graf von Galizien und Baron von Eichenhaufen
- Actually my grandmother had red hair. She was from Trzebina near the
Czech border. My father had blue eyes as does my brother. But me and my
brother are Polish, German and Ukranian.
The part of the Ukraine was heavly populated by germans (Ostrog).
A true Slavic race? Allmost like a true
American race. And my kids are half-asian to go with their slavc roots.