Migrations and Conquest: Easy Pictures for Complicated Backgrounds in Ancient and Medieval Structures

@inproceedings{Steinacher2012MigrationsAC,
  title={Migrations and Conquest: Easy Pictures for Complicated Backgrounds in Ancient and Medieval Structures},
  author={R. Steinacher},
  year={2012}
}
In case that only very few written sources survived this century, what will be known of our social, political, economic, cultural, or intellectual identities in a far future? Archaeologists excavating the ruins of present-day Europe in the distant future could discover structures confusing to them. The remains of our material culture could be interpreted by our future colleagues as those of a unified world in the northern and parts of the southern hemispheres. Or, as another possibility, would… Expand
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