The first book of the history of the Germans: Barbaric period by Thomas Greenwood

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Paginationxxxiv, 873 p.
Number of Pages873
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Germanic peoples, also called Teutonic Peoples, any of the Indo-European speakers of Germanic languages. The origins of the Germanic peoples are obscure.

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