There is some debate among historians about where the Slavs originated. Many believe that they were early farmers who cultivated the fertile lands around the Black Sea. Others believe that they came from present day eastern Poland.
By 500 A.D., the Slavs had separated into three main groups. Each of these three groups shared a similar set of beliefs and a similar lifestyle.
Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
In the Middle Ages people believed the teachings of Aristotle, that the heart was the seat of intelligence.