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World History Maps by Thomas Lessman. World Archaeology Maps and Timeline. The Viking-age Fylki (Petty kingdoms) of Norway. Important!

The Viking-age Fylki (Petty kingdoms) of Norway

This is the “de jure” regions so to say. A petty king might have power in 2 or 3 of them, or they might be divided in various ways. The fylki are mostly a kind of administrative grouping, and they survived into the time of medieval Norway and beyond. The fylki had in the beginning mostly a þing each, but some went for further cooperation made bigger multi-fylki þings, which I have tried to represent here. For example Trøndelag.

In the middle ages, all fylki eventually joined such a big thing and in the end there were 4 big ones covering all of Norway. Also, in this time Hálogaland, Jamtaland and similar areas are not to be considered the same as fylki. Sources: Mexico Indian Tribes Map. Latin names of countries. KateMonk. This is a collection of names from around the world which was initially intended to help provide character names for live role-players.


It includes short historical backgrounds, male and female first names or personal names, and surnames or family names, from many countries and periods. The author is not an expert in onomastics or history so would like to apologise if any mistakes have been made. All names included are from genuine sources to the best of her knowledge, but this is not an academic study and should not be relied upon by re-enactment societies which require specific dates and instances of occurrence for the names they use. New webmaster's note: This onomastikon was compiled by Kate Monk and hosted by Sal Robertson at Since as of early July 2005 that site is not available, I have retrieved the content from, amended the HTML slightly, and offer it here. Iran Through Ages (726 BC to 640 AD) Ancient Iran through Ages (728BCE to CE651) Medes / Median (Mâdhâ) Dynasty; 728-550BCE.

Iran Through Ages (726 BC to 640 AD)

Forgotten Nations. History Rome annihilated Carthage to ensure it would never again rise as a major threat.

Forgotten Nations

The Ottomans forever ended Byzantium’s glory. European Regions. Most have in different languages.

European Regions

Some regions have also undergone name changes for political or other reasons. This article attempts to give all known alternative names for all major European regions, provinces, and territories. It also includes some lesser regions that are important because of their location or history. This article does not offer any opinion about what the "original", "official", "real", or "correct" name of any region is or was.

Empires That No Longer Exist. Which protectorates are not listening to the US via the Snowden situation?

Empires That No Longer Exist

Well, since when have the South American countries started thumbing their nose at their "friend" to the North? America started losing its grip there when they stopped installing their own regional administrators - twenty, even ten years ago, they'd have lined up to prevent Snowden from travelling there. Historically, Hong Kong would have handed him straight over, Ireland wouldn't have even considered asylum, nor would Germany and France have had so many ministers line up to say it was Europes job to protect him.

American Indians Tribes Map. Alternate North America. Aborigine Languages Map. The colonization counterfactual. One of the questions I’m often asked by friends who haven’t studied African history is what might have happened to the continent if it hadn’t been colonized.

The colonization counterfactual

40 maps that explain the Roman Empire. By Timothy B.

40 maps that explain the Roman Empire

Lee on August 19, 2014 Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome's first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace and prosperity. Here are 40 maps that explain the Roman Empire — its rise and fall, its culture and economy, and how it laid the foundations of the modern world.

Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire. Alternate History Africa. Names of countries and regions of Europe in local languages. List of European regions with alternative names. List of historical regions of Central Europe. There are many historical regions of Central Europe.

List of historical regions of Central Europe

For the purpose of this list, Central Europe is defined as the area contained roughly within the south coast of the Baltic Sea, the Elbe River, the Alps, the Danube River, the Black Sea and the Dnepr River. Note that these regions come from different time periods – from medieval to modern era – and may often overlap. National borders have been drawn across those regions multiple times over centuries so usually they cannot be assigned to any specific nation. The list below indicates which present-day states control the whole or a part of each of the listed regions. Historical Country Names. List of former sovereign states. Criteria for inclusion[edit] The criteria for inclusion in this list is similar to that of the List of states with limited recognition.

List of former sovereign states

To be included here, a polity must have claimed statehood and either: had de facto control over a territory, a population, a government, a capacity to enter into relations with other states, orhave been recognised as a state by at least one other state.