November 28, 2015
20 Most Mysterious Peoples of the World
The origin of Armenians is a mystery as well. There are many versions. Some scientists correlate Armenians with the people of the ancient state Urartu, but the genetic component of the Urartians is present in the Armenian code just as genetic components of Hurrians and Libyans, not to mention Proto-Armenians. Greek versions of their origin also take place as well as “Hayasa hypotheses” (theory according to which Hayasa state is a homeland of Armenians). Most scientists, however, stick to the mixed-migration hypothesis of the Armenian ethnogeny.