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Old 03-05-2011, 05:27 PM
smiling bandit is offline
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Originally Posted by Markxxx View Post
The real problem with the area is it IS such a mixture of people. There's no clear cut divisions.
This. But also, the area has simply been a huge crossroads of peoples since before the Romans. We know there were some major ethnic migrations during the laer Roman period, but we don't entirely know how much. The cultural and ethnic shifts, immigrations and emigrations, have turned it into one giant noodle platter.