Tag Archives: Slav

Bohemia

BOHEMIA    ÈECHY (Cz); Böhmen (Ger). A region in central Europe; The Kingdom which included that region. The region of Bohemia proper is the west of the present Czech Republic, and lies in the basin of the River Elbe, which, as … Continue reading

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Billunger Mark

BILLUNGER MARK   Billung March. In the reign of Otto the Great (936-73) two Margraves led the extension of Saxon authority over the Slav peoples to the east, Hermann Billung and Gero. Hermann’s Mark was in the north and extended over … Continue reading

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