Germanic peoples
The Germanic peoples (also called Teutonic, Suebian or Gothic in older literature) are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group of Northern European origin, identified by their use of the Germanic lang...
Found, Where Caesar Decimated The Dutch: Archaeologists Pinpoint Site Of Battle That Left 150,000 Dead
Archaeologists claim to have proved that Julius Caesar set foot on what is now Dutch soil, destroying two Germanic tribes in a battle that left 150,000 people dead.
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Why are the Dutch the Tallest People on Earth?
The Dutch are the tallest people on the planet these days, but that wasn’t always the case: A couple of centuries ago, they were among the shortest. According to researchers examining decades of data ...
Genetic study reveals 30% of white British DNA has German ancestry
The Romans, Vikings and Normans may have ruled or invaded the British for hundreds of years, but they left barely a trace on our DNA, the first detailed study of the genetics of British people has rev...
German Renaissance
www.romereports.com These pictures belong to an artist that largely personifies the Renaissance and yet is relatively unknown. Lucas Cranach was born in Germ...
Ostrogoths
The Ostrogothic Kingdom established by the Ostrogoths in Italy and neighbouring areas lasted from 493 to 553. In Italy the Ostrogoths replaced Odoacer, the d...
Vandals
They were the dreaded forces on the fringes of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the people of Europe. They...
Lombards
Longobards ( or Lombards ) were originally a small tribe called the Winnili, dwelling in southern Scandinavia. The Winnili were split into three groups and o...
Franks
Charlemagne - The Rise of the Franks Music : Basil Poledouris Anvil of Crom and Atlantean Sword
Goths
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Liechtenstein
Nestled between Switzerland and Austria, the principality of Liechtenstein is a quirky remnant of medieval feudal politics, where women were not given the vo...
Germanic tribes
The Germanic peoples (also called Teutonic, Suebian or Gothic in older literature) are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group of Northern European origin, identified by their use of the Germanic lang...
Germania
Germania (/dʒərˈmeɪniə/; Greek: Γερμανία) was the Roman and Greek term for the geographical region inhabited mainly by the Germanic people. It was bordered to west by the Rhine river to the south by ...
Nordic Bronze Age
The Nordic Bronze Age (also Northern Bronze Age) is the name given by Oscar Montelius to a period and a Bronze Age culture in Scandinavian prehistory, c. 1700–500 BC, with sites that reached as far ea...
Pre-Roman Iron Age
The Pre-Roman Iron Age of Northern Europe (5th/4th - 1st century BC) was the earliest part of the Iron Age in Scandinavia, northern Germany, and the Netherlands north of the Rhine River. These region...
Roman Iron Age
The Roman Iron Age (1-400) is the name that Swedish archaeologist Oscar Montelius gave to a part of the Iron Age in Scandinavia, Northern Germany and the Netherlands.The name comes from the hold that ...
Germanic Iron Age
The Germanic Iron Age is the name modern scholars give to the period 400–800 AD in Northern Europe, and is part of the continental Age of Migrations. It is divided into the early Germanic Iron Age (EG...
Migration period
The Migration Period, also known as the Völkerwanderung ("migration of peoples" in German) or Barbaric invasions, was a period of intensified human migration in Europe often defined, from the period w...
Romano-Germanic culture
The term Romano-Germanic describes the conflation of Roman culture with that of various Germanic peoples in areas successively ruled by the Roman Empire and Germanic "barbarian monarchies". These incl...
Proto-Germanic
Proto-Germanic, also called Common Germanic or Ur-Germanic, is the unattested, reconstructed proto-language of all the Germanic languages, which include such diverse tongues as English, German, Dutch,...
Germanic kingship
Germanic kingship refers to the customs and practices surrounding kings among the pre-Christianization Germanic tribes of the Migration period (circa AD 300-700) and the kingdoms of the Early Middle A...
Sibb
Sippe is German for "clan, kindred, extended family". It continues a Proto-Germanic term *sebjō, which referred to a band or confederation bound by a treaty or oath, not primarily restricted to blood...
Thing (assembly)
A thing (Old Norse, Old English and Icelandic; þing; German, Dutch; ding; modern Scandinavian languages; ting) was the governing assembly of a Germanic society, made up of the free people of the commu...
Early Germanic law
Several Latin law codes of the Germanic peoples written in the Early Middle Ages (also known as leges barbarorum "laws of the barbarians") survive, dating to between the 5th and 9th centuries. They a...
Germanic warfare
Ancient warfare is war as conducted from the beginnings of recorded history to the end of the ancient period. In Europe and the Near East, the end of antiquity is often equated with the Fall of Rome i...
Germanic Wars
The Germanic Wars is a name given to a series of wars between the Romans and various Germanic tribes between 113 BC and 596 AD. The nature of these wars varied through time between Roman conquest, Ger...
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest (German: Schlacht im Teutoburger Wald, Hermannsschlacht or Varusschlacht), described as clades Variana (the Varian disaster) by Roman historians, took place in t...
Germanic paganism
Germanic paganism refers to the theology and religious practices of the Germanic peoples from the Iron Age until their Christianization during the Medieval period. It has been described as being "a sy...