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2 08, 2017

Vikings – Early Medieval Scandinavia

By |2019-09-11T10:32:14-07:00August 2nd, 2017|History, Medieval|Comments Off on Vikings – Early Medieval Scandinavia

A Viking ship. Viking trade took the Vikings all over the world. Who were the Vikings? The Vikings were Indo-European people from Scandinavia (modern Denmark, Norway and Sweden). Around the 400s AD the Vikings started to [...]

25 07, 2017

Seljuk Dynasty – Medieval Islamic history

By |2019-12-06T05:51:52-08:00July 25th, 2017|History, Islam|Comments Off on Seljuk Dynasty – Medieval Islamic history

The Seljuks defeat the Persians (1040 AD) The Seljuks were Turkic nomads from Turkmenistan. They were related to the Uighurs. They entered the Abbasid empire around 950 AD and gradually converted to Sunni Islam. By 1030 AD the Seljuks [...]

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