Geography of War: Europe, Eastern

Eastern Europe, as geographical space, extends from the Oder-Neisse line to the Ural Mountains and has always been an arena for wars, conflicts, and revolutions. The ancient migration period of so-called Barbarians went through the valleys and the plains of the region, with the settlement of different tribes and people like the Huns, Ostrogoths, Vandals, and Avars. Eastern Europe was the land of ethnogenesis for many of the tribes that brought down the Roman Empire. The geography of conflicts in this area has a thousand-year history, and the traces of them can be tracked on the first states that emerged by the process of ethnogenesis and consolidation of power.

7th to 8th Centuries

In the 7th century, there were the first attempts to build a state by ...

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