Sardinia and/or Corsica
Serbia, Croatia, or Bosnia
Romania or Bulgaria
Czech Republic and/or Slovakia
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
Some Tunisians.. not all that Iberian looking IMO but there has to be something if others see it.
Just for the record, depending on which forum and which peoples, the "morisco legacy" is seen with different eyes:
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...=467724&page=5Originally Posted by Jebli1989
The Moriscos descendend from the Muladis, who were the Spanish converts to Islam after the invasion. So the Moors. They made the bulk of the Muslim population in Al Andalus (the rest would be so-called Mosarabs, i.e. Spanish Christians under Islamicj rule, or dhimmis). Many of the family names adopted to the new faith attest this, such as the Ibn al-Qutiya family, which means the "son of the Goth woman", in reference to Sarah, the grandaughter of King Witiza of the Ostrogothic royal lineage in Visigothic Spain; or the Banu Qasi family, rulers of the Ebro valleys, descended from the Hispanogoth Count Cassius.
The Berber element in Al Andalus is distrusted by the Arab ruling minority. Musa, the Arab governor of Northwest Africa, did not trust his Berber general Tariq, who he sent to Spain to aid the Witizan rebellion. The Berbers were, like the Andalusi Muladis, recent converts to Islam. Soon the Arab rulers favoured the Muladis over the Berbers, and this leads to Berber rebellions that are crushed. In their last redoubt in Spain, the remaining rebellious Berbers are given the choice of returning to North Africa.
Not just the Moriscos of the expulsion, but before them many Moors from Al Andalus had crossed into North Africa, at different times, fleeing from the advance of the Reconquista. They spread through the lands of the modern countries of Morocco, Algeria and Tunis.
Obviously they left a genetic print among those populations.
Riffians from Northern Morocco
ugly moors, I think we should close this thread
One of the guys I posted wasn't too bad looking.
I think most of them could fit into Greece and Malta!
Overall, "pure" North Africans have distinctive features, only a minority could pass as Southern Europeans. In addition, Coon overestimated the light complexion of Riffians. They are not so "white".
Some individuals could pass in Mediterranean countries, though I think most of those individuals would still likely stand out as being somewhat exotic. As a group, though, they wouldn't fit anywhere in Europe.
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