Posted by Maniates on May 24, 2002 at 12:17:01:
In Reply to: Re: Dorians posted by aristos on May 24, 2002 at 05:47:41:
: i don't understand what you're saying by fair/medium and then what is dark?
: i've met very few greeks who are dark dark (gulf arab dark). the majority i'd say had a very light brown/yellow skin which i assume is medium with quite a few strictly fair (light pink).
Well the darker Greeks would have a light brown-brunette white pigmentation while the lighter ones would be pinkish white.Medium complexion would refer to a mid point between the two.
Skin pigmentation is measured on the unexposed
parts of the skin.Once may have very light skin but if they tan easier they will appear darker on the exposed skin.
: any ideas anyone?
Greeks are evenly divided between a brunet white skin color and a pinkish white skin color like central and northern europe.
Races of Europe
. The Greeks are as tall as most South Germans or northern Frenchmen; their stature is too elevated for the prevalence, in partial brachycephalization, of a strong, small Mediterranean strain. About half of them have brunet-white or light brown skin color, the rest the usual pinkish-white of central and northern
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