View Single Post
Old 12-31-2013, 09:50 AM   #141
Just hanging out.
DenverBrit's Avatar
Got a breath mint??

Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Denver
Posts: 13,712

The Team

Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis View Post

St Nick was Greek. That much is fairly inarguable. Whether there was different ethnicity in the general region at the time could be argued. But that ethnicity being Turk of all things is impossible.

They didn't arrive in that region until many centuries later in the middle ages.
He was Greek speaking because of the regions cultural heritage, but being of Greek ethnic origins is not so easy to determine.

It has been the east/west 'crossroads' for eons, he could have been an A-rab.
DenverBrit is online now   Reply With Quote