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Close-up image of Yotvingian spearheads unearthed at the site in Suwałki, Poland. (Jakub Mikołajczuk / Suwalki Muzeum)

Huge Hoard of 1000-year-old Yotvingian Weapons Unearthed in Poland

Archaeologists have discovered hundreds of ancient weapons at a cemetery site in the Suwałki region of eastern Poland. Dating back around 1,000 years, archaeologists...
Theodoric the Great, king of the Ostrogothic Kingdom. (Ввласенко / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Ostrogothic Kingdom – The Rise and Fall of the Eastern Goths

The early medieval and early AD history of Europe saw many emerging nations, and plenty of migrations as well. Tribes were restless, axes...
A portrayal of the Roman Tenth Legion

How Anglo-Saxon England Made the Radical Change to Christianity

The Christianization of Anglo-Saxon England began towards the end of the 6 th century AD, and by the end of the succeeding century,...
Polish archaeologists discovered the burials using a metal detector. (Tempelburg Historical and Cultural Association and Kostrzyn Fortress Museum)

2000-Year-Old Germanic Warrior Burials Unearthed In Poland

Archaeologists in Poland have discovered a 2,000-year-old burial site containing the remains of ancient Germanic warriors. In an effort to protect the archaeological...
A comb made of antler from around 150 to 200 CE and was found in Vimose on the island of Funen, Denmark. The Elder Futhark inscription reads "Harja", a male name. This is the oldest known runic inscription. The comb is housed at the National Museum of Denmark.

Futhark: Mysterious Ancient Runic Alphabet of Northern Europe

Runes are the characters of the earliest written alphabet used by the Germanic peoples of Europe called Futhark. The runic alphabet was used...

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