Brief History of Europe/Preface

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Napoleon entering Berlin, 27th October 1806. The Brandenburg Gate is a symbol of Berlin, Germany, and to some extent Europe.

A Brief History of Europe covers European history from the fall of Rome to the present day.

This period can roughly be divided into the Middle Ages, and the modern period. The modern period includes the contemporary period.


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Many articles on English Wikipedia are used as sources.

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