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France's Ambiguous Relationship with her Gaulish Heritage

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Statue of Vercingetorix at Alesia in Burgundy



The idea that French people are Gauls is quite fashionable in France today. But, this is a quite recent development. The French had been happy to base their identity on the Roman Catholic Church and Greco-Roman language and culture. It's clear that Latin culture has run its course and is dying. It was really nothing more than a rip off of Greek culture to begin with - and the best of Greek culture actually came from Egypt and Persia. Apart from that, for a thousand years before Julius Caesar, Western and Central Europe were Celtic. Celtic culture was Western culture. All of Northern Italy was Celtic. The Romans were a kind of offshoot of the Celtic branch of the Indo-Europeans. Latin is actually very close to Celtic - and they borrowed much of their vocab from the Gauls. Rome was nothing but a backwater in a Celtic ocean. The big change came when the Romans learned Greek military tactics and strategy, along with Greek social organization.

But, although the Gauls were forced to learn Latin - over a long time it must be said, Gaulish was still spoken after the Roman Empire had fallen, the Catholic Church took over as the main persecutor of Gaulish culture- they were never really of Latin blood. There just were never enough Romans to attempt any kind of population replacement.

So, that leaves the French today in a somewhat uncomfortable position. They are somewhat torn between the ideal of their ancient culture - and the dying culture of their conquerors as it exists today.

 
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It's interesting that the Roman fools used to claim that their language was the sister language of Greek - to try and distance themselves from the Gauls. In fact, Greek is from an entirely different branch of Indo-European, while Celtic and Latin are the only two members of the same group. Latin is little more than a dialect of Celtic.
 
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So what about Frankish influence on, well, France? Was it similar to Norman influence on England, numerically small and ultimately absorbed?


Yes, the Franks were a Germanic tribe. They seem to have had very little influence on France - other than giving it the name France.
 
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And excellent documentary \ animation of the Battle of Gergovia 52BC, where Julius Caesar suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of Vercingetorix.

 

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Yes, the Franks were a Germanic tribe. They seem to have had very little influence on France - other than giving it the name France.
From what I've read, the Franks were a confederation of existing west Germanic tribes. Most of these tribes had been providing mercenaries to the Roman army for many years. So it may be that they were brought together by Rome itself. The Franks took over Gaul wwhen Rome was beginning to collapse. It was akin to the employees taking over a failing business.
 
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From what I've read, the Franks were a confederation of existing west Germanic tribes. Most of these tribes had been providing mercenaries to the Roman army for many years. So it may be that they were brought together by Rome itself. The Franks took over Gaul wwhen Rome was beginning to collapse. It was akin to the employees taking over a failing business.


Very likely a chara. The same happened with the Arabs. They had been Roman mercenaries for decades too - if not longer.
 

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The Greeks famously stopped the Persians over running Europe and you lump them together. Caesar commited a genocide in France and wrote a best seller about it, like is done today.
France is the elder daughter of the Catholic Church. Her knights kicked ass.
Though Constantinople was where the wealth was, the West gave kiss ass and helped slaughter the Muslim invaders. Stop playing the Zionist game.
Broad brush is one thing but you cannot paint al of France with a cheap can of emulsion.







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The Greeks famously stopped the Persians over running Europe and you lump them together. Caesar commited a genocide in France and wrote a best seller about it, like is done today.
France is the elder daughter of the Catholic Church. Her knights kicked ass.
Though Constantinople was where the wealth was, the West gave kiss ass and helped slaughter the Muslim invaders. Stop playing the Zionist game.
Broad brush is one thing but you cannot paint al of France with a cheap can of emulsion.








Persians are Aryans. In many ways they had a much more admirable culture than the Greeks. Indeed, the Greeks learned a lot from the Persians. Alexander destroyed the Persian Empire - and left nothing in its place but chaos.

I believe that Julius Caesar invaded Gaul because he was in debt to the moneylenders. He was a scoundrel of the lowest order.

As for painting France, we're discussing the fact that the French are waking up to the fact that they have their own culture and don't have to depend on Roman trash.
 

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Persians are Aryans. In many ways they had a much more admirable culture than the Greeks. Indeed, the Greeks learned a lot from the Persians. Alexander destroyed the Persian Empire - and left nothing in its place but chaos.

I believe that Julius Caesar invaded Gaul because he was in debt to the moneylenders. He was a scoundrel of the lowest order.

As for painting France, we're discussing the fact that the French are waking up to the fact that they have their own culture and don't have to depend on Roman trash.
I hate ignorant Francophobia.
The Jewish and Christian religions come from Persia. Persian cultures survives to this day, in such things as their New Year and the Zoroastran religion, to say nothing of their food and their appreciation of the arts and real sports. Shiraz wine comes from Shiraz in Persia. The wreckers were the evil British. Alexander coopted, much like the Romans. The Breitish and Jews were unbeleivable vermin in Persia,
The French have many cultures, most importantly ideas and intelligent women, not the fat, drunken slobberers one finds in this country.
This Zionist "African Studies" nonsense is meant to undermine all that. Even the French language, as the martyred Eamon Ceannt could tell you, is not one of the strict Romance languages

Of course, the Irish can't even sing hteir own national anthem
 
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