HISTORY 313 NOTES

HISTORY 313 NOTES - as usual not that many people were in the barbarian hordes-when the empire resumes control in the 9 th century most everyone is

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-Danube Frontier - River Patrols during Slavic invasions -settlements of “sklaviniai’ -ostensibly tributary -679 Bulgar Invasion -Ethnic Identity & Tax Evasion -professors story on why there were so many Slavs -pre modern tax evasion -were not home- Greeks would all pack up and leave their town when Slavs were attacking -we paid already - I can’t understand you- pretended that didn’t understand the language -you and whose army- who will take me down if I don’t pay? -Slavs in the southern Balkans -Leonora’s story -Greeks stopped paying their taxes -used 6 th century invasions as occasion to evade imperial control
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2012 for the course HIS 313 taught by Professor Neville during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin.

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