Ireland's Population Declined Before Viking Arrival

www.archaeology.org | 8/22/2019 | Staff
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(Queen's University Belfast)BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND—A new analysis of data collected at Ireland’s early medieval archaeological sites suggests the island’s population had been in decline for about 200 years before the arrival of the Vikings in the tenth century A.D., according to a report in The Irish Times. Researcher Rowan McLaughlin of Queen’s University Belfast said the population decline appears to have been a...
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