Quote Originally Posted by Principe View Post
Yes I am aware the Lucanians were a Osco-Umbrian tribe, but the Lucanians were not the only people to inhabit the area, there were Greeks and Oenotrians. The more South you go the less of genetic impact the Italic tribes had honestly. I would say Greek is the most dominant genetic profile, of course the areas more North will be more Italic like, Matera is somewhere in between as it was fairly close to 2 major Greek colonies being Taranto and Metaponto, and the South of the region had several Greek colonies.
agree with what you say

I believe the bulk of italic people , not including Greeks or beyond the Po river to be of Umbri and etrusci in origin