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How old did people get in the Middle Ages (NL)?

Averagely 35 years. Many children died before they turned 5 years old and very few people got really old (50 - 70 years). http://www.literatuurgeschiedenis.nl/thema.asp?ID=8 (in Dutch)...

How many people lived in a Neolithic house in Northwest Schleswig (DE)?

This is not easy to say. We think that it could have been about ten persons in one long-house – all ages, all sexes, all social groups. We only can make comparisons to houses from younger times to get some idea...

When did the first people arrive in the area of present-day Latvia (LV)?

The earliest people settled in the territory of Latvia when the last ice sheet had melted and the first simple flora and fauna had developed...

When did human settlement begin in the Cēsis area, and who were the earliest settlers (LV)?

It is not known exactly when human habitation began in the Cēsis area. The process of settlement began in the Mesolithic (7600–4500 BC) and continued in the Neolithic (4500–1500 BC). These people were still hunter-fishers...

How many people stayed on a Crannog (UK)?

Crannogs varied in size but it would probably be an extended family of parents, grand parents and children, aunts uncles, cousins, etc. Crannogs were used from 5,000 years ago to as recently as 250 years ago, so the number of people staying there would have changed as the function of crannogs changed.

How important was the individual in the Middle Ages (NL)?

A possible answer is to be found at Nisbet:"as one of the points of calibration of Nisbet's vision on history, the transition between the Middle Ages and the Modern Era stands, in which both should be less seen as easy discernible...

In the Middle Ages, people probably had all the time of the world - no stress (NL)?

Whether the Middle Ages were an easy time with lots of holidays? People were attached a lot to religious habits and there were numerous holidays when a certain saint was worshipped. Sunday was a day of rest as well and a day of veneration since Constantine the Great set up the 7 days system in the year 321...

Did all people in the Neolithic houses in Northwest Schleswig sleep in one bed/place (DE)?

There were „big“ bed-constructions existing and we can estimate that they gave room for a few people, maybe belonging to one family? Anyway it is nearly clear that all people slept in a single room – the room with the fire-place!

How many children did people get in prehistory (NL)?

We do not know exactly how large prehistoric families were because archaeological finds cannot tell us much about this. Research to present today hunters / gatherers reveal, the generally speaking, have small families...

Didn't people in prehistory already have names (CH)?

Until in the Late Iron Age (3rd century BC), people did not use writing. In general, therefore, we are dealing with an alphabetic culture, so we do not have any names form this time...

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