Saxons

Earliest record: 150
Last record: 1800

Language family: Germanic

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YearsAction
150225Located in [1]
225Expanded to
225700Located in
285460Naval attack [2]
300400Settled in [2]
3001000Located in
447547Partial migration to [3]
447577Located in
450Were resettled in [4]
531Partial migration to [1]
531568Located in
550570Settled in [2]
550600Naval attack [2]
555556Attacked [2]
568573Wandering in
573Partial migration to
5731000Located in
577Expanded to [3]
5771100Located in
700750Expanded to [2]
7001000Located in
11001300Partial migration to
12821321Settled in [5]
12821450Located in
12821500Were assimilated [6]
13001500Settled in [7]
14501800Were assimilated [6]
1683Attacked [8]

Location Info

  1. Holstein also on 3 islands at mouth of Elbe R.
  2. {Lower Saxony, W Mecklenburg, & other areas (area shown in Abb 1 less Holstein, also on 3 islands at mouth of Elbe R).} *{189-11}*
  3. {Holstein also on 3 islands at mouth of Elbe R.} + {Lower Saxony, W Mecklenburg, & other areas (area shown in Abb 1 less Holstein, also on 3 islands at mouth of Elbe R).} *{12-103} + {900-604}*
  4. Coast betw Seine & Loire RR also further N (see Abb 117) & E coast of GB (see Abb 116).
  5. Area betw Rhine, Berkel & Ijssel RR in SE NL.
  6. {Area betw Rhine, Berkel & Ijssel RR in SE NL.} *{194-1}*
  7. Ilse of Thanet, Coast of Kent, S & C England.
  8. {Ilse of Thanet, Coast of Kent, S & C England.} *{143-60}*
  9. Bayeux (Normandy, F)
  10. Part of Thuringia area between Ohre, Elbe, Saale, Unstrut, Helme & Ocker RR. (Saxons settled more densely into area betw Bode R, Harz Mt & Saale R.)
  11. {Part of Thuringia area between Ohre, Elbe, Saale, Unstrut, Helme & Ocker RR. (Saxons settled more densely into area betw Bode R, Harz Mt & Saale R.)} *{12-106}*
  12. Loire R mouth, F
  13. NE NL & Gaul (coastal areas)
  14. Deutz nr Cologne
  15. N I & Gaul
  16. Betw Bode R, Harz Mt & Saale R
  17. {Betw Bode R, Haig Mt & Saale R} *{900-612}*
  18. Severn RV (GB)
  19. {Ilse of Thanet, Coast of Kent, S & C England.} + {Severn RV (GB)}*{143-60} + {143-61}*
  20. Lippe-Ruhr RR area betw mid & upper Rhine & mid Weser RR
  21. {Holstein also on 3 islands at mouth of Elbe R. + Lower Saxony, W Mecklenburg, & other areas (area shown in Abb 1 less Holstein, also on 3 islands at mouth of Elbe R).} + {Lippe-Ruhr RR area betw mid & upper Rhine & mid Weser RR} *{900- 605} + {194-27}*
  22. Hungary
  23. Serbia, Macedonia & BG
  24. Macedonia & Serbia
  25. BG
  26. Transilvania
  27. Macedonia & Serbia
  28. Bohemia & L A

References

  1. Schmidt, L. 1910 and 1911. Geschichte der deutschen Staemme. I. Die Geschichte der Ostgermanen. II. Die Geschichte der Westgermanen. Weidmannsche Buchhandlung, Berlin. 493 and 649 pp.
  2. Leube, Achim. 1983. Die Sachsen. pp. 443-485. In Krueger, Bruno (ed.) Die Germanen. Vol. 2. Akademie-Verlag, Berlin.
  3. Moreau, Jacques. 1961. Die Welt der Kelten. Gustav Kilpper Verlag, Stuttgart. 269 pp.
  4. Vallois, H.V. and M.C. Chamla. 1974. Histoire raciale de la France. pp. 45-102. In Schwidetzky, I. (ed.). Rassengeschichte der Menschheit. Volume 2. R. Oldenbourg Verlag, Munich.
  5. Hoesch, Edgar. 1968. Geschichte der Balkanlaender. W. Kohlhammer Verlag, Stuttgart. 160 pp.
  6. Vukanovia, Tatomir. 1974. L'EthnogenSse des Slaves du Sud. [Serbo-Croat with French summary] Bulletin du Mus,e de Vranje 10:1-370 + 37 pl.
  7. McNeill, William H. 1964. Europe's Steppe Frontier. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 252 pp.
  8. Siege of Vienna. 1979. pp. 197, No. 2. In Barraclough, Geoffrey, (ed.). Times Atlas of World History. Time Books Limited, London. 360 pp.