Mountain Biking Highlight
The "thing" was in the early Germanic districts, which showed amazing democratic approaches, as small-scale self-government and jurisdiction in legal matters. It was probably the most powerful institution of the tribes. Each Gau, a kind of district bounded by natural land conditions such as mountains and rivers, had its "thing", whose location was fixed, often distinctive locations such as peaks, rivers, cliffs, clearings or on special trees on major routes or their junctions.
June 12, 2017
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