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Interesting book on the theory of the origin of the Somali race.
C. P. Rigby
Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London
Vol. 5 (1867), pp. 91-95
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3014215
Ethnic Origins of the Somali People
Founding the Somali Ethnic Group
The Clan Structure of the Somali People
A.4.1 Ethnic Origins of the Somali People
Almost all of the many different ethnic groups on the Horn of Africa trace their origins on the male side either
as Hamitic people back to Ham, the second son of Noah or
as Semitic people back to Shem, the first son of Noah.
The Somali people are one of several Hamitic ethnic groups in East Africa known as Cushites, descendants of the Kingdom of Cush. Their language is also one of several related languages referred to as Cushitic languages. As Hamites, they probably migrated from the Arabian Peninsula sometime earlier. One can speculate that the Kingdom of Cush was originally founded by Cush, the first son of Ham, who was the second son of Noah.<104> According to the elders of the Beja ethnic group in Ethiopia, another Cushitic ethnic group, they do explicitly claim to be descendents of Cush, the son of Ham, the son of Noah.
VII. — On the Origin of the Somali Race, which inhabits the North-eastern portion of Africa. By Col. C. P. ElGBY. [Read Feb. 27th, 1866.] The north-eastern portion of Africa, which is embraced between the Straits of Bab-el-Mandel and Cape Guardafui, and thence as far south as the equator, is inhabited by tribes composing the great Somali race, which differs from all other African races in feature, language, and customs. The origin of this race, and the question as to what family it belongs, is, I think, worthy of discussion. Previous to the occupation of Aden by the British, Europeans had very little intercourse with the Somali, and very little was known concerning them. No European traveller had ever pene- trated into their country, and to this day the greater portion of it remains unvisited Read more this book
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