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You know what I love? 
Names. 
You know what I love more than just names? 
Geographically accurate names.

(Current popular names all over the world)

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Names From The Ancient World

  • Eastern
  • Egypt
  • Greece
  • Rome
  • Africa

Medieval European Names
Medieval English Names

Anglo-Saxon/Old English Names

  • Dithematic Names (Name with two elements)
  • Monothematic Names (Single element names & bynames)
  • Religion (Gods; Goddesses; Calendar)
  • Rulers

CELTIC

  • Ireland 
    [Celtic-Male Origin | Celtic-Female Origin | More]
  • Scotland 
    [Naming Patterns | Celtic Origin | Biblical Origin | More]
  • Wales 
    [Naming Practices | Biblical Origin | Welsh Surnames | More]
  • Brittany 
    [Male | Female | Surnames | More]
  • Old Celtic 
    [Male | Female | Religion | Cornwall | Isle of Man | More]

Modern English First Names

  • The Central Stock of English First Names
  • Linknames (feminine forms of Biblical, Celtic, germanic, Greek, Latin and Modern male names)
  • Saints (calendar of saints, patron saints)
  • Modern Coinages
    Placenames | Blended | Combined | Borrowed Words | Unisex
  • Surname Adaptations (English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh and Foreign surnames used as first names)
  • Themed Names (twins, mulit-births, colors, creatures dates, etc)
  • More

Western European Names

  • France | Naming Practices | Medieval | More
  • Italy | Latin | Medieval | More
  • Germany | Naming Practices | Medieval | More
  • Austria | First Names | Surnames | Rulers
  • Switzerland | First Names | Surnames
  • Netherlands | Naming Practices | Friesland | More
  • Belgium | Naming Practices | Walloon | More
  • Spain | Catalonia | Aragon | Asturias | Galicia | More
  • Portugal | Biblical Origin | Latin Origin | More
  • Basque | Male | Female | Surnames

Eastern European Names

  • Poland | Slavonic Origin | Various | More
  • Hungary | Pronunciation etc | Names | More
  • Czech-Slovak | Czech | Slovak | Czechoslovakia | More
  • Albania | Male | Female | Surnames
  • Bulgaria | First Names | Surnames | More
  • Romania | Male | Female | Surnames
  • Former Yugoslavia
    Former Yugoslavia | Bosnia-Hercegovina | Croatia | Macedonia | Montenegro | Serbia | Slovenia
  • Greece | Greek Origin | Latin Origin | Surnames | More

Scandinavian Names

  • Old Norse | Male | Female | Name Elements | More
  • Norway | Norse Origin | Germanic Origin | Surnames | More
  • Sweden | Norse Origin | Germanic Origin | Surnames | More
  • Denmark | Norse Origin | Various Origin | Surnames | More
  • Iceland | Norse Origin | Various Origin | Surnames | More
  • Faroe Islands | Norse Origin | Foreign Origin | Surnames
  • Finland | Pronunciation | Religion | Finnish | Compounds | More

Former Soviet Union Names

  • Russia | Naming Practices | Slavic Origin | Surnames | More
  • Europe and the Caucasus 
    Ukraine | Belarus | Moldavia | Georgia | Armenia | Azerbaijan | Caucasus
  • Baltic States
    Estonia | Latvia | Lithuania | Finland
  • Asian Republics
    Kazakhstan | Tajikistan | Turkmenistan | Uzbekistan | Kirghizistan 

African Names

  • Northern Africa | Gen. Names
    Morocco | Algeria | Tunisia | Libya | Egypt | Western Sahara 
  • Eastern Africa | Gen. Names
    Sudan | Ethiopia | Eritrea | Somalia | Djibouti | Uganda | Burundi | Rwanda | Kenya | Tanzania | Swahili 
  • Central Africa | Gen. Names
    Chad | Central African Republic | Cameroon | Equatorial Guinea | Gabon | Congo | Democratic Republic of Congo 
  • Western Africa | Gen. Names
    Mauritania | Mali | Burkina Fasu | Senegal | Gambia | Guinea-Bissau | Guinea | Sierra Leone | Liberia | Ivory Coast | Ghana | Togo | Benin | Niger | Nigeria 
  • Southern Africa | Gen. Names
    Angola | Zambia | Zimbabwe | Malawi | Mozambique | Namibia | Botswana | South Africa | Lesotho | Swaziland
  • African Islands
    Madagascar | Comoro Islands | Mauritius | Cape Verde Islands | Seychelles | Sao Tome and Principe 

Northern Native American Names

  • Native names used in modern America
  • Various Native American Nations
  • Algonquin [Cheyenne, Shawnee, Mohican/Mahican]
  • Apache [Mimbreno, Warm Springs, White Mountain, Bedonkohe, Chiricahua]
  • Iroquois [Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onundagas, Seneca, Tuscaroa]
  • Ojibwa [Ojibway, Potawatomi, Chippewa]
  • Cherokee | Choctaw | Creek | Crow | Hopi | Kiowa | Miwok | Navajo | Nez Perce | Omaha | Osage | Seminole | Sioux | Yakima
  • Inuit

Southern and Central Native American Names

  • Aztec [History, Male, Female, Religion, Calendars, Rulers]
  • Inca [Male, Female, Religion, Calendars]
  • Maya [History, Male, Female, Religion, Calendars]
  • Amazonian [Names from tribes living in the rain forests]

India

  • Hindu Names
    Male Names [A | B | C - K | L- Z] | Female | More
  • Hindu Gods
  • Sikh
  • Others

Middle and Near Eastern 

  • Arab/Muslim
    Male | Female | More
  • East
    Iran | Turkey | Kurds | Pakistan | Bangladesh | Afghanistan
  • Jewish Names
    Biblical | Yiddish | Modern | Various | Surnames

  • China 
    Info | Male | Female  
  • Japan 
    Info | Male | Female
  • Korea 
    Info | Male | Female
  • Mongolia
  • Himalayan 
    Nepal | Bhutan | Tibet
  • Indochina 
    Burma | Thailand | Vietnam | Cambodia | Laos
  • South East Asia 
    Indonesia | Malaysia | Brunei | The Philippines

Pacific 

  • Polynesia
    Maori | Samoa | Tonga | French Polynesia | Fiji | Cook Islands | Easter Island | Hawai'i | Australia
  • Micronesia
    Federated States of Micronesia | Kirbati | Marashall Islands | Marianas Islands and Guam | Nauru | Belau
  • Melanesia
    Soloman Islands | Papua New Guinea | Vanuatu | Tuvalu
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Shaka Zulu vs Julius Caesar. Epic Rap Battles of History

When Did Africans First Come To Britain?

The earliest records of Africans in the British Isles are Roman soldiers from the African provinces serving in Britannia in the 100s and 200s CE. Some soldiers and their descendents probably stayed after the Roman withdrawal. The next evidence of Africans on the islands are from the 800s when Viking fleets raided North Africa and Spain, captured what we would today consider blacks, and took them to Britain and Ireland as slaves or servants.

Fairy Tail - Honeymoon

NaLu:

Hawaii - Volcano National Park

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Gruvia:

Jukkasjarvi, Sweden - Ice Hotels

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Jerza:

All over China - Great Wall of China

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GaLe:

Peru - Machu Picchu

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Miraxus:

Tour around Paris, France - Eiffel Tower

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ElfEver:

Oberursel, Germany - The Enchanted Forest

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Bixanna:

Botswana, Africa - Wildlife Safari

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Baccana:

Rome, Italy - Vatican City

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Gaius Marius and the 7th consulship 

The ‘new man’ Gaius Marius, leader of the populares, held the consulship six times between 107 and 100 B.C. During that period he managed to  keep the domestic peace, but his principal contributions were military. He launched successful campaigns in Africa against King Jugurtha of Numidia and with the Germanic tribes threatening invasion in Europe. In the course of these operations, Marius changed the character of the military. By allowing all citizens to enlist and furnishing them with weapons, the Army became an organization of professionals and eventually gave more allegiance to their generals than the Republic.

Unfortunately Marius could not control all of his supporters and the 90’s saw his political fortunes slip. A bloody Social War in 91 B.C., saw Marius return to action only to be hampered by his 2nd stroke. During this time antagonisms between Marius’ own populares and the optimates flared up, fanned partly by the rivalry between Marius and a former legate of his Lucius Cornelius Sulla. 

Elected consul in 88 B.C., Sulla had barely taken office when Marius transferred an Army command from Sulla to himself. At the time, Sulla was preparing to leave for the East and his war with the King of Pontus, but the furious Sulla instead turned his army on Rome -the first time any commander had done so. Marius fled to Africa and Sulla took the city almost without resistance. After restoring order Sulla departed for the East and his brutal war with Mithridates.

During Sulla’s absence from Rome, Marius had returned from Africa, seized Rome, and was named consul for a 7th time. Murdering many of Sulla’s friends and causing terror throughout Rome, the once great Marius -the 3rd founder of Rome- was now completely insane. However, Marius died shortly after his return to Rome, and when Sulla returned he took revenge on Marius’ followers.

In 83 B.C., Sulla declared all of his opponents enemies of the state and had them executed. In one instance he ordered 6,000 of them killed at once and their property to be seized. According to Plutarch, the killing was carried out within the Senate’s hearing. For the remainder of Sulla’s political career he was absolute dictator before retiring in 79 B.C. to spend his last years as a voluptuary.