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Slavs in Scandinavia, part 2: The Creation of Poland 1

Slavs in Scandinavia, part 2: The Creation of Poland

At the time when Polans (Polani) originally formed Poland, it was a landlocked country. Nevertheless, the early Polish state, during the process of expanding its boundaries, did not forget to include some seashore within...

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Slavic Conquest of Macedonia

  The Tribes of Macedonia The earliest historical sources mentioning a Slavic conquest of Macedonia come from the Byzantine historian John from Efez, who, in 581 AD, wrote: “They lived on the peninsula freely,...