2 edition of A short history of Germany found in the catalog.
A short history of Germany
Dunlop, John Kinninmont Sir
|Statement||by Sir John K. Dunlop.|
|LC Classifications||DD90 .D8 1965|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 178 p.|
|Number of Pages||178|
|LC Control Number||65085610|
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Because of Germany's long history as a non-united region of distinct tribes and states before January , there are many widely varying names of Germany in different languages, perhaps more so than for any other European nation. For example, in the German language, the country is known as Deutschland from the Old High German diutisc, in Spanish as Alemania and in French as Allemagne from the. Germany - Germany - History: Germanic peoples occupied much of the present-day territory of Germany in ancient times. The Germanic peoples are those who spoke one of the Germanic languages, and they thus originated as a group with the so-called first sound shift (Grimm’s law), which turned a Proto-Indo-European dialect into a new Proto-Germanic language within the Indo-European language family.
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The victory of the Germanic tribes in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest (AD 9) prevented annexation by the Roman Empire, although the Roman provinces.
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