5-Minute Timelapse Shows 1000 Years Of Changing European Borders

by • November 15, 2010 • HistoryComments (0)2504

While most European borders may seem permanent and fixed, a new video illustrates their fluidity over the last 1,000 years.  The clip, “10 Centuries In 5 Minutes,” is set to contemplative music and shows the advances of invaders, the collapse of empires, and the rise of new nations.  Uploaded on October 26, the morphing political map has already amassed more than 324,750 views.  Unfortunately, it does not include dates.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrZvn1qckIs[/youtube]

Source: The Huffington Post

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