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Old 03-02-2019, 11:02 PM   #13
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As far as I know it is pretty much an accepted fact that the Slavic migrations to the Balkans took place in the 6th-7th c. AD. I am proposing and believe (I could be totally wrong) that some Slavic settlements in the Balkans occurred even prior to 6th century, and have used a few releveant quotes, although strong evidence is almost non-existing. Epicenter of the second Slavic Palatalization likely happened from the 5th century, and it is very possible that this was taking place among the Slavs in the Balkans at this time.
Historian J. B. Bury argued for an earlier migration/presence of Slavs in the Balkans. He thought that Slavs were present in the Balkans as early as the 4th century AD!










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