Europe’s Earliest Brothers’ War?

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Europe’s Earliest Brothers’ War?

The tendency of Europeans to launch period but devastating wars between closely kindred peoples is an alll too well-known feature not just of the last century but of much of recorded history. An this fascinating short video shows that the phenomenon stretches right back into distant prehistory as well.

A chance discovery of a single human bone in the Tollense Valley in north west Germany led to the unearthing of an entire battle site, complete with the bones of hundreds, if not thousand, of combatants.

Until this find, it was believed that Bronze Age warfare was confined to the Middle East. Find out what we now know, thanks to the Battle of Tollense…