The Slavs

The connections between Slavic agricultural traditions and the signs of the development of civilizations from the Stone Age and the Copper-Stone Age are indisputable. The Slavs are mostly farmers, but their land cultivation methods are not sufficient enough to feed large communities.

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The way of life and social structure of the Slavs

The Slavs led a sedentary lifestyle. Their settlements were usually erected along rivers, lakes and marshes, and in most cases not fortified. The Slavs relied on the natural protection provided by the landscape of the area. Larger settlements were encircled by a wooden palisade, and sometimes additionally by a moat or an earth rampart.

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