Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Fluid boundaries

Even in this "slowed-down" version with dates, this time-lapse graphic of how European nations evolved over the course of 1000 years takes some intense poring over. As JetPeter01 commented, "elkúrtuk :("
I think it's best to make it full screen and brace yourself for the ride. Still, it would be nice to have a slo-mo option.
Here is the speedy, 3-minute one:
 For more information, the old-fashioned way, you can consult I Wish I'd Been There, Book Two: European History.


  1. I completely and absolutely agree with JetPeter01.. a highly emphatic ELKKRRTTKKT!!!

  2. what percentage of these border modifications do you think were peaceful? :-(

  3. That's a great point! Can't imagine a way to describe how hardly fought the ever-evolving borders were:(

  4. Came too late! The lawyers got to your video first. I guess I'll just have to do it the old-fashioned way-- read a book.

    1. An accordion-fold book is a good idea!