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Ancient Civilizations of Anatolia

General information about history and periods of Anatolia and its ancient civilizations.

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First Anatolian Farmers Were Local Hunter-Gatherers That Adopted Agriculture

First Anatolian Farmers Were Local Hunter-Gatherers That Adopted Agriculture

The first farmers from Anatolia, who brought farming to Europe and represent the single largest ancestral component in modern-day Europeans, are directly descended from local hunter-gatherers who adopted a farming way of life.