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Normans – Varangian Guard

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Varangian Guard was an elite Byzantine imperial bodyguard unit, consiting of Varangians – Swedish Norse, inhabiting Rus,  in some cases Anglo-Saxons (after conquest of Brittain by Normans) and Slavs (rarely). The guard was… Continue reading

Slavonic tribes – who were they?

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The Slavs are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group living in Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Southeast Europe, North Asia and Central Asia, who speak the Indo-European Slavic languages, and share, to varying degrees, certain cultural… Continue reading

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