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Emperor Charlemagne formally gave the empty Nordalbian territory (modern-day North East Germany) to the heathen Slav tribe the Obrotrites. This was a provocation against the Danes.
Rus was Old Norse for “he who rows” and Rus Viking traders had established trade routes to Bagdad. Archeological discoveries of Sassanid, Arab dirham coins dated no later than 804–805 at Peterhof, near Saint-Petersburg.Rus would later found the towns of Kiev and Novgorod