slavic peoples

  1. Plausibility check - distinct Galician culture (East Slavic)

    I have been trawling through the forum to see if this has come up before, but I can't seem to find anything. Basically, I am wondering how easy it would be for a distinctive Galician (the East Slavic variety) language and culture to develop, separate from Ukrainian. Basically, it needs to be...
  2. WRE survives: What happens in Germania?

    Say that the West Roman Empire managed to survive the perils of the 5th century, and at least lasts several more centuries. Rome also IDEALLY manages to keep her borders on the Danube and Rhine in Europe, or at least keeps a similar shape. So it can’t just be the Byzantine heartland with half of...
  3. Sviatoslav defeats the Byzantines?

    Sviatoslav I was a very active leader of the Kievan Rus' who led several military campaigns in multiple directions, destroying the Khazar Khaganate and briefly conquering Bulgaria. The latter conquest led to a war with the Byzantine Empire, which finally put an end to his string of victories by...
  4. GauchoBadger

    Yugoslavia adopts Interslavic as lingua franca?

    Interslavic is a composite language promoted as a means of understandable communication between speakers of all Slavic languages. While at first glance it may sound modernistic, Interslavic is actually a few centuries old, with prototypes dating back to the 17th century. So, with that in mind...
  5. GauchoBadger

    PC/WI: Zoroastrian Russia?

    A weird scenario that recently came to my mind. So, Assume that Persia either manages to beat Byzantium into submission (or at least complacence) at the culmination of the Byzantine-Sassanian Wars in the early 7th century, thus attaining the top dog position in western and middle Asia for the...
  6. Etruscan-enthusiast35

    DBWI: Germanic peoples survive

    What if the Germanic tribes of central Europe managed to hold back the western Slavic migrations, or even push them back?
  7. Gukpard

    The teutonic order lives on.

    First of all, I suggest this video because it masterfully explains the rise of Prussia and also the history of the teutonic order: The PoD is that the battle of Grunewald ends on a decisive Teutonic victory, the King Sigismund the old is killed in action and the polish-lithuan forces are...