Talk:Curonians

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See also: Talk:Courlandians

Finno-Ugric people?[edit]

I think for this page should be a disambiguation page:

  • Curonians - baltic tribe
  • Curonians - ethnic group

or the article should be expanded to show clear view about curonians, like was did in curonian language article.

  • Curonians were fenno-ugrians. Chrinicle Chronicle of Henry of Livonia is writing that they were from Saaremaa. If they were balts then how they can making cooperations with estonians (like war raids, singing and talking (as we can read from Gesta Danorum)?

There is no evidence that balts making over sea raids! —Preceding unsigned comment added by 85.253.60.93 (talk) 12:03, 5 October 2010 (UTC)

The thing about this is that this is your personal idea, which absolutely does not represent any research done. If you have such information sourced, you might as well added, but according to archeological sources, Curonians moved from the south towards the north, which obviously is not the case for the Finno-Ugric peoples living towards the Finnish peninsula. I would refer you to the Wikipedia policy on private research. Also, I would like to point out that your logic here ("If they were balts then how they can making cooperations with estonians (like war raids, singing and talking (as we can read from Gesta Danorum)"?) is far from making sense. If that were the case, there would be no way for Slavic people to have traded with Baltic and Finno-Ugric people, which is exactly the opposite of what happened. The fact is that interaction was common, and many research sources treat them as different ethnic kinds. If this were merely a linguistic issue, Old Curonian is a baltic language that has left traces in the Samogitian dialect. Once again, I believe it makes no sense to use straw man arguments. However, if you are able to find sources stating that Curonians were or might have been Finno-Ugric, you should put. Right now, it only seems like you're indulging yourself by adding your beliefs instead of actual information.

"VIIa.Scandinavians begin settling in Western Baltic lands in Lithuania and Latvia."[edit]

Who is that idiot, that keeps adding this sentence "VIIa.Scandinavians begin settling in Western Baltic lands in Lithuania and Latvia." to almost every article about Baltic people. Angry Swede, Estonian or Russian? Please, stop that. It's idiotic. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 95.68.28.134 (talk) 17:16, 2 February 2011 (UTC)