Dating latvija in arab

09-Jul-2016 20:22

The renowned trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks mentioned in ancient chronicles stretched from Scandinavia through Latvian territory via Daugava to the ancient Kievan Rus' and Byzantine Empire.

The ancient Balts actively participated in this trading network.

With introduction of iron tools during the early Iron Age (500 BC – 1st cent.

BC) agriculture was greatly improved and emerged as the dominant economic activity.

The history of Latvia began around 9000 BC with the end of the last glacial period in northern Europe.

Ancient Baltic peoples arrived in the area during the second millennium BC, and four distinct tribal realms in Latvia's territory were identifiable towards the end of the first millennium AD.

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Latvia's economy suffered greatly during the Great Recession which caused the 2008 Latvian financial crisis.Latvia's principal river Daugava, was at the head of an important trade route from the Baltic region through Russia into southern Europe and the Middle East that was used by the Vikings and later Nordic and German traders.In the early medieval period, the region's peoples resisted Christianisation and became subject to attack in the Northern Crusades.The last period of external hegemony began in 1710, when control over Riga and parts of modern-day Latvia switched from Sweden to Russia during the Great Northern War.Under Russian control, Latvia was in the vanguard of industrialisation and the abolition of serfdom, so that by the end of the 19th century, it had become one of the most developed parts of the Russian Empire.

Latvia's economy suffered greatly during the Great Recession which caused the 2008 Latvian financial crisis.Latvia's principal river Daugava, was at the head of an important trade route from the Baltic region through Russia into southern Europe and the Middle East that was used by the Vikings and later Nordic and German traders.In the early medieval period, the region's peoples resisted Christianisation and became subject to attack in the Northern Crusades.The last period of external hegemony began in 1710, when control over Riga and parts of modern-day Latvia switched from Sweden to Russia during the Great Northern War.Under Russian control, Latvia was in the vanguard of industrialisation and the abolition of serfdom, so that by the end of the 19th century, it had become one of the most developed parts of the Russian Empire.At the beginning of the Late Neolithic (2900 – 1800 BC), arrived people belonging to the Corded Ware culture.