• Barry Turner
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Archaeological evidence points to the infuence of Arabic and Turkic cultures prior to the 4th century AD. Avar, Goth, Hun and Magyar invasions punctuated the development of the East Slavs over the next fve centuries, while trade with Germanic, Scandinavian and Middle Eastern regions began in the 8th century.


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