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The Rule of Odoacer The King of Italy

Early History There are several versions of the origin of Odoacer. Odoacer's father, who belonged to Attila’s entourage, probably died in a battle in Bolia...

The Coup of Odoacer and the Fall of Rome

Background In 474, Julius Nepos became Roman emperor. He successfully fought against the Vandals, and also commanded a fleet that defended the shores of the...

The History of Medieval Ukraine – High Middle Ages

In the second quarter of the twelfth century, the single state broke up into independent principalities. The chronological beginning of the period of fragmentation...

The History of Medieval Ukraine – Early Middle Ages

In the 7th century, a union of Eastern Slavic tribes on the territory of Western Volyn (possibly Dulebs , Volhynians or Croats ) in...

History of Finland – High Middle Ages

In 1362 the Finns from ancient times had the right to participate in the choice of a king belonging to the indigenous Swedes; thus,...

History of Finland – Late Middle Ages & Early Modern Era

One of the first and most zealous advocates of Protestantism in Finland was Michael Agricola , the son of a Finnish fisherman, and later...

History of Finland – Catholicism & Northern Crusades

Religion The settlement of the Aland Islands by the Vikings from the territory of modern Sweden began at around the year 500. By 800, the...

Ancient and Early Medieval History of Finland

For the first time the mention of Finland (Fenni) appeared at Tacitus in his essay Germania (98 year). The author, guided only by stories,...

Danish History – Dominance for the North

Collapse of the Union In 1524, the nobles managed to force the rebel cities of Copenhagen and Malmo to surrender. Christian II’s attempt to regain...

History of Denmark – The Kingless Times

The results of this state of affairs were not slow to manifest themselves in full force after the death of Eric VI, when one...

History of the Kingdom of Denmark – High Middle Ages

By the XIIIth century, the rest of the population, was still largely considered free, and continued to carry conscription, but the character of the...

Christianity in The Medieval State of Denmark

One of the main reasons for this change was the spread of Christianity after a stubborn and bloody struggle. Attempts to spread Christianity in...

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History of Denmark (1848 – 1905) Part 2

November 15, 1863, Frederick VII died, the last representative of the governing Danish line. The death of the king opened a wide way for...

The Rule of Odoacer The King of Italy

Early History There are several versions of the origin of Odoacer. Odoacer's father, who belonged to Attila’s entourage, probably died in a battle in Bolia...

The Coup of Odoacer and the Fall of Rome

Background In 474, Julius Nepos became Roman emperor. He successfully fought against the Vandals, and also commanded a fleet that defended the shores of the...

The History of Medieval Ukraine – High Middle Ages

In the second quarter of the twelfth century, the single state broke up into independent principalities. The chronological beginning of the period of fragmentation...

Pre-History and Ancient Period of Ukraine

The first human settlements emerged on the territory of Ukraine in the early Paleolithic era. The pebble industries of the sites of the Southern...