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  • The Basques

  • A Captivating Guide to the History of the Basque Country, Starting from Prehistory Through Roman Rule and the Middle Ages to the Present
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
  • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
  • Categories: History, Europe

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If you want to discover the captivating history of the Basques, then pay attention....

The Basques live in a modestly small, triangular-shaped country that straddles the farthest northeastern portion of Spain and the southeastern portion of France. While some live outside this area today, many still call this region home. These hardy people have dwelt in the foothills of the jagged Pyrenees Mountains since prehistoric times, and they’re still there to this day. 

The Basques manifest a genetic makeup that is prehistorically distinct from that of their neighbors in Spain or France. This has puzzled scientists and researchers for years. A genetic study conducted by Uppsala University in Sweden in 2015 discovered that the Basques established themselves as an ethnic group during Neolithic times, anywhere from 12,000 to 4,500 years ago.

The Basques were isolated from other human migrations into Europe for millennia. Anthropologists have said that they are descendants of the Neolithic farmers who intermingled with a hunter-gatherer culture. About 850,000 pure Basques live in Spain, while 130,000 dwell in France. 

In this book, a great effort has been made to present the clearest explanation possible to elucidate the history of these fascinating people. 

In The Basques: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Basque Country, Starting from Prehistory Through Roman Rule and the Middle Ages to the Present, you will discover topics such as:

  • The mystery of the mountain people
  • The ancient mystery unravels
  • The Basques under the Roman Empire
  • Rule under dukes, counts, and kings
  • The Middle Ages
  • The Late Middle Ages
  • The modern period
  • The twentieth century
  • Basque terrorism
  • The Basque country today
  • And much, much more!

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