time includes the time between 500 and 1100 of our time. Up to 500 the
Müritzregion was inhabited by Germanic tribes. During the period
of the great migrations, these coated west behind the Elbe. Slav groups
could settle in the area east of the Elbe. Only in 1200 the territory
of the West was settled again. Many names and place names are of Slavic
origin. So are endings on -ow, -tz, references to Slavic names. But
names like Jabel based on a Slavic origin. |
Names ending are -Hagen German settlements such as Ankershagen.
The Christianization was at 12th and 13th centuries still partially under the Slavic prince.
Important tribes in the present territory of Mecklenburg were Obodrites (Obodritenring in Schwerin)
Toll Waldensian to Neubrandenburg with the sanctuary - Rethra - near Neubrandenburg.
For more information about Slavic ramparts they visit the website www.slawenburgen.npage.de.
Special thanks to Ronny Krüger from Neubrandenburg for the friendly use of its graphics.
on the island Feisneck
Castle wall Kastorf /
|Castle wall Wildberg|
Kastorfer on the eastern shore Lake
Castle wall on the island
in the Kastorfer See