Some Israelite Tribal Characteristics
Continued from Nordic Hebrews-2
This is the third and final portion of summary of the book by S. Gusten Olson, "The Incredible NORDIC ORIIGNS," England, 1985.
Among other matters of importance the author identified different nationalities and ethnicites with Israleite Tribes and compares their known characteristics with those of Israelite Tribes. We have done the same. Our results are similar to those of S. Gusten Olson but on some points we differ or rather diverge somewhat since the differences once one looks into them are not that great.
From the later 700s CE to ca. 900 Ce was the Viking Age.
Vikings in the New World (North Americ) ca. 1000 CE.
Sveas in Uppland (eastern Sweden) united with Goths to create Sweden.
ca. 800- 850 Swedes established a center in northern Russia, Rus, laid the foundations for Russia.
Runes show that there was a Swedish element in Viking incursions into England.
Numerous Norwegian and Danish place-names in England dating from the Viking Period.
"All five of the Niordic countries substantiate their common origin by sharing a particular family spirit."
Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland.
Icelanders have a sense of jurisprudence, very independent, acknowledge no authority,
consider themselves most in common with the Norwegians.
Swedes freedom loving, "most democratic of all peoples now living" (Laurin).
Anti-semitisim and democracy irreconcilable. Anti-Semitism was a tool of the ruling classes against democracy.
Democracy considered a Jewish invention.
Walloons. The Walloons are a French speaking mainly Catholic people from Belgium. In the 1800s many Walloons were brought to Sweden. Most apparently converted to Lutheranism.
Walloons excelled in weaving, ironwork, and steel. Identified as Levites. Individual Walloons contributed much to Sweden in education and politics, intellectuals, thirsting for knowledge, artistic talents, musicians.
Zebulon identified with the Dutch.
Issachar in Finland. courage, perseverance, and stamina. humility. forbearance.
Estonians similar to Western Finns., especially Tavastlanders (in Finland).
Tavastlanders (Finland) serious-minded, masculine, melancholy, meditating, uncommunicative, quiet, not enthusiastic, phlegmatic, slow, fatalistic, tough, and persevering, strength of will, patience.
Job came from Issachar.
Finns love reading and theoretical speculation.
"In many places in Finland, especially among Finland's Swedes, one finds persons with Jewish blood..."
Southern Ireland shows traits of Dan, so too among the Danes. Danes also show traits of Judah. Danes both farmers and merchants, scientists. Danes in Russia were called the "Jews of Siberia."
Danes analyze matters, seek out the reality.
Seems to identify Swedes as a combination from Gad, Asher, and especially Naphtali. "an ineradicabe desire to be free, liberal mindedness. "
Swedes have the nature of a deer. Swedes introverted, formal. cannot be bullied. Influences by foreigner especially French.
Historical alliances between the Goths and Franks.
Naphtali gave "beautiful words, " Swedes are eloquent.
so too, "Icelanders."
"The Swede does not crush his enemy, he wants to win him over" (Rosberg).
Goths encouraged the study of philosophy, chose their kings from among philosophers. Swedes fond of philosophy.
"Many heads of county constabularies in Norway, were of Danish origin, during the previous century."
"The goat was the tribal emblem of the Goths" ("The British Edda," p.314).
Benjamin In Norway. Norwegians feel close to British and Americans.
"... the Norwegians have a nature characterized by great variety... many of their undertakings are of a risky and intermittent nature" (Rosberg).
Scandinavians are racially conscious.
Links between the Netherlands and Scandinavia.
Resources of Scandinavia, forests in Sweden and Norway for paper, Sweden: copper, iron.