Who Were The Aryans?
The "Aryan race" is a concept of European culture that took over in the late nineteenth century until the mid-twentieth century. It derives from the idea that the first peoples speaking Indo-European languages and their descendants until modern times would have constituted a sub-race of the Caucasian race. In its best-known application, Nazism, it was asserted that early Aryans resembled representatives of the Nordic peoples. Belief in the superiority of the "Aryan race" is sometimes called Aryanism 1 . [Read More]