Avaro-Slav invaders (6th c. AD) almost exterminated the Roman population over the greater part of the country north of the Balkans – The tragic end of Emperor Maurice

The Persian war was exhausting, but successful: on the northern frontier, however, the Roman army had been faring far worse, and serious losses of territory were beginning to take place. Continue reading “Avaro-Slav invaders (6th c. AD) almost exterminated the Roman population over the greater part of the country north of the Balkans – The tragic end of Emperor Maurice”

The (Eastern) Roman Empire and its northern neighbours (Alans, Goths, Huns, Bulgars, Avars, Turks)

By Dr Charles Kadlec, Professor of Slavonic Law at the Charles University of Prague.

“While the Germans impressed their characteristic stamp on both the medieval and modern history of Western Europe, it was reserved for the Eastern Slavs, the Russians, to build a great empire on the borderlands of Europe and Asia. Continue reading “The (Eastern) Roman Empire and its northern neighbours (Alans, Goths, Huns, Bulgars, Avars, Turks)”

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