The ancient Greeks referred to Japheth as Iapetus, Japetus, Iaetos or Japetos. In Greek the name derives from the word iapto (“wound, pierce”). He is the ruler of the western part of the earth, his 3 brothers the other 3 of 4 collums which upheld the heavens. In scripture, Japheth migrated westward from Babel and his offspring became the tribes of Europe.
Wikipedia: “A possible connection between Prajapati (and related figures in Indian tradition) and the Protogonos of the Greek Orphic tradition has been made by several scholars.” – Martin West, Early Greek Philosophy and the Orient. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1971: 28-34 Kate Alsobrook, “The Beginning of Time: Vedic and Orphic Theogonies and Poetics”. M.A. thesis, Florida State University, 2007.
The first to understand the connection between Greek, Latin and Sanskrit was Sir William Jones (Sept. 28, 1746-April 27, 1794) who said: “… no philologer could examine them all three, without believing them to have sprung from some common source, which, perhaps, no longer exists. There is a similar reason, though not quite so forcible, for supposing that … Gothick … had the same origin with the Sanscrit; and the old Persian might be added to the same family….”
Elam was a son of Shem: Genesis 10 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
Elam, son of Shem, decendants known Elamites (c. 2530–2450 bc, southwestern Iran) first founders of Sumeria according to professors Chile and Mallowan. Descendants moved west from Sumeria to Iran (district of Pul), then to Europe where they are known as the Polani in Poland, as ELAMTU to the Babylonians, ELYMAIS to the Greeks, HALAMTI/HUZ to the Persians.
Elamite Empire: http://www.iranchamber.com/history/elamite/elamite.php
Elam: Elam, Elamite, altami, Akkadian Elamtu, also called Susiana, ancient country in southwestern Iran approximately equivalent to the modern region of Khuzestan. https://www.britannica.com/place/Elam
Asshur was a son of Shem: Genesis10 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
Asshur’s offpsring were known as the Ashurrians, Asshurs, or Assyrians. Asshur was deified, and was called Shar Kishshati, the forerunners of Shahs, Tzars, Caesars, and Kaisers. After Asshur the kings were called Asshurs, Asuras (Hindu), Ahhuras (Persian), such as king Ashur-nasirbal. Josephus wrote, “Asshur live in the city of Nineve, and named his subjects Assyrians . . .”
Arphaxad was a son of Shem: Genesis 10 The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
Arphaxad’s offspring became known as Arphaxadites now called Chaldeans (Josephus). Aramaic was the language of the Arphaxad and thus also of the Chaldeans. Known as ARP-HURRA (Hurrians, Nuzi Tablets 1,400 BC, ARRAHU (Akkadians), ARPHAXITIS (Ptomemy) where the population was called the KURO-ARAXES, became the GERMANI – germanic tribes of Europe.
The list goes on and on. What you have been provided here is only a little of the tremendous evidence recorded by ancient man around the world which verifies that the Flood of Noah was a historical event, followed shortly afterward bt the Tower of Babel Affair, and that the early tribes of mankind are named after the children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of Noah.