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Imperio Bizantino, tras las conquistas de Justiniano, en marrón más claro

Imperio Bizantino, tras las conquistas de Justiniano, en marrón más claro

GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage ... shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in 450-600AD. The project, carried out by Oxford University, is particularly interesting because it would seem that this genetic make-up bears out those old traditions and clichés about how [people] relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take…

Ancient boundaries are the strongest

GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage . shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in The project, carried out by

thenortheasterner:    I found this gorgeous geological map of Great Britain yesterday, I love the internet.

Geology of Great Britain. This old geological map of Great Britain shows in detail the geology of the whole island, and also the relationship of the south coast sections to this.

immigrants from Denmark, Netherlands, and Germany spoke a cluster of related dialects falling within the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. Their language began to develop its own distinctive features in isolation from the continental Germanic languages, and by 600 A.D. had developed into what we call Old English or Anglo-Saxon, covering the territory of most of modern England.

Britain peoples circa 600 - Angles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mapas antiguos realizados de manera enigmática

Mapas antiguos realizados de manera enigmática

English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps that explain the English language. #English #language #map

25 maps that explain the English language

The Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain was a consequence of the migration of Germanic peoples from continental Germania during the Early Middle Ages, after the demise of Roman rule in the century.

Blog de historia del reino de León, mapas antiguos

Blog de historia del reino de León, mapas antiguos

Universe Europe Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descriptio. Generale Paschaerte van Europa . . . 1592 - Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.

Sea chart of Europe, "Universe Europe Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descritio. Etching by Johannes Baptista Van Doetechum The Younger ("Baptista a Doetecum fecit")

Map of Britain as it may have appeared around AD 500.

A Map of Britain AD 525 © Nash Ford Publishing - The Saxons settlements expand a little in the far North and in Sussex and Wessex, notably taking over the Isle of Wight.

Antique Maps

You would be surprised on how quickly they become outdated. I guess it makes sense, but it's still alittle surprising how even modern day atlases become outdated with a change of a border or name change.

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