HISTORY OF THE BALTIC SEA REGION. Elements of collective memory. common language – mother tongue beliefs, practices, customs religion all concepts based on culture territory. perception of the Baltic Region using Huntington’s theory.
Danish seamen, painted 12th century
Map showing Scandinavian settlement in the eighth (dark red), ninth (red), tenth (orange) and eleventh (yellow) centuries. Areas denoted in green are those affected by frequent Viking incursions but with little or no Scandinavian settlement