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Historical Material


- A small selection of articles


Modern History

The material has been transferred to



Ancient and Medieval History - European and Norse

The Nordic Bronze Age civilisation 1500-500 B.C. - second in Europe only to Mycenae (Crete)?

Some loose reflections regarding medieval Norse trade (8th to 14th Century) which dominated North European sea trade but seems to be a forgotten theme, especially concerning the Norse's close links to Constantinople (9th to 12th Century), their close links to the Normans (10th to 12th Centuries) and their close links to the vast trading empire of the Templars (12th Century).