Aryan

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Synonyms for Aryan

(according to Nazi doctrine) a Caucasian person of Nordic descent (and not a Jew)

a member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European

of or relating to the former Indo-European people

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From the English perspective, the Aryan heritage made them appear as the inheritors of an ancient tradition to regenerate or re-educate their degenerate brothers or cousins, just as the early group of Aryans first introduced civilization in the land.
A few answers are given by Richard Noll, a well-known British psychoanalyst, in his quite objective book, The Aryan Christ: The Secret Life of Carl Jung, (1997, New York: Random House).
Task force members, borrowing an idea from a city in Pennsylvania that faced a similar situation, began soliciting pledges for donations based on how many minutes the Aryans would march.
In recent days, the Aryan Nations Web site has been focused on the Aryan World Congress set for July 25, 1998, when Aryans from around the globe will converge in Idaho.
Tim Bishop, a representative of the Aryan Nations, bragged about joining the anti-abortion movement in an interview for Reform Judaism magazine: "Lots of our people join in.
Keeping that aim in mind, the department is all set to begin its controversial project, which was announced in September, and on Monday an American author will deliver a lecture to counter the " Marxist and western" concept that Aryans were invaders.
However, the Aryans, or rather, the Indo-Aryans, the warrior race that swept into India to subjugate the native Dravidian peoples of the Indian subcontinent thousands of years ago, likely had little connection, if any, to the peoples of northern Europe.
14 (ANI): Drogpa tribals, who reside in the villages near Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil District, claim to be the descendants of Aryan race.
In fact, much of the "war" is between Aryan tribes themselves; not between Aryans and non-Aryans.
It is notable that most of these scholars refute Wheeler's model of a torrent of Aryans (Wheeler 1953), and offer a 'soft aryanisation' through a gradual trickle of people.
At that point, the "ancient model" gave way to the assumption that white, Indo-European speakers from the north, known as Aryans, conquered Greece and endowed it with civilization.
DU's Sanskrit dept undertakes a study to prove that Aryans were indigenous to India, a claim already espoused by the RSS and other right- leaning historians
Melbourne, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that recently unearthed cities in Southern Siberia could rewrite Aryan history-as they are believed to be the original home of the Aryans.
Viewed through the lens of ``Christian Identity,'' which holds that Aryans are God's children and Jews are Satan's, the end of a century marked by growing ties between racial and ethnic groups looks a lot like biblical ``End Times.
The Aryans have even reduced their market trip for vegetable shopping to only once a week.