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The Ossetians or Ossetes are an Iranian ethnic group of the Caucasus Mountains , indigenous to the region known as Ossetia. They speak Ossetic, an Iranian ...

Ossetian Genetics - DNA of the people of Ossetia in the Caucasus ...


The Ossetians are a people of the central Caucasus who speak an Iranian/Iranic language called Ossetian. The primary dialects of Ossetian are Iron and Digor.

Ossetians - Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies


The Ossetians are an Iranian ethnic group from Ossetia, a region in the northern Caucasus Mountains in Europe. Ossetians populate North Ossetia-Alania in ...

Ossetian People and Their Culture - ExpNoWhere


Nov 17, 2014 ... When we talk about Ossetians it is important to understand that there are two regions that they belong to. One is Republic of North ...

Mar 14, 2014 ... Nevertheless History cannot be changed and the descendents of the Saramatians now live in a region called Ossetia (between the Russian ...

From Sarmatia to Alania to Ossetia: The Land of the Iron People ...


Jan 16, 2012 ... Such a depiction generally seems fitting for the Ossetians, the apparent descendents of a nomadic group called the Sarmatians that dominated ...

Family Tree DNA - Ossetian DNA Project


Ossetian DNA Project - Y-DNA Classic Chart. For genealogy within the most recent fifteen generations, STR markers help define paternal lineages. Y-DNA STR ...

South Ossetia profile - BBC News - BBC.com


South Ossetia, officially part of Georgia, is separated from Russia's North Ossetia region by a border running high in the Caucasus Mountains. Much of the ...

Ossetic | Ethnologue


Osetin, Ossetian. Population. 451,000 in Russian Federation (2010 census). Ethnic population: 529,000 (2010 census). Total users in all countries: 608,460.

Georgia's shameful attack on South Ossetia - LA Times


Nov 17, 2008 ... Yet the Los Angeles Times, which reported extensively on the August conflict but only briefly acknowledged the suffering of the South Ossetian ...

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Ossetian language, alphabet and pronunciation - Omniglot


Information about Ossetian, an Indo-Iranian language spoken in Iraq, Turkey, Iran , Syria and a number of other countries.

Ossetians - Ossetian-Alanian history


Ossetian-Alanian history Brief overview by Ruslan Kuchity Ossetian-Alanian history.

Georgia and South Ossetia - American University


The South Ossetians of Georgia have been in conflict with the Georgian government since just before the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the early 1990's.