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Austria Cafe - History __ "The Alpine lands and the fertile plains of the Danube Region were settled in prehistoric times. The existence of rich mineral resources - most notably salt and iron - gave rise to a prosperous Celtic culture which established itself as a major trading partner of the neighbouring Roman territories during the first century BC...."  A brief look at Austria's history from ancient times to current. - From austria-cafe.com - http://www.austria-cafe.com/history.htm

Austria History __ "In its early years, the land that became Austria was invaded by a succession of tribes and armies using the Danube Valley as a conduit - Celts, Romans, Vandals, Visigoths, Huns, Avars, Slavs all came and went."  You will find a colorful history of Austria. - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/austria/history

Austria History __ "Austria’s history since the 13th century is bound up with that of the Hapsburg family. The region was conquered by Charlemagne and remained a part of the Holy Roman Empire. By the 16th century, the Hapsburgs had gained a firm grip on the title of Emperor,..."  A general look at Austrian history along with a lot of additional information about Austria. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Austria/History

Austria - History of Habsburg Dynasty __ "...the Habsburgs transformed themselves from insignificant Swiss Counts to Holy Roman Emperors."  A brief overview of that history. - From aboutaustria.org - http://www.aboutaustria.org/history/habsburg.htm

Austria's history, Austrian events in history __ "Like most European countries, Austria looks back on a very eventful history. Yet there are some elements of the Austrian character that haven’t changed much over the centuries:..."  A general look at Austria's history in the form of several click-to-read chapters. - illustrated - From austria.info - http://www.austria.info/xxl/_site/uk/_area/417080/_subArea/417099/geschichte.html

A Brief History of Austria __ A short timeline of Austrian history. - From spainexchange.com - http://www.spainexchange.com/guide/AT-history.htm

Establishment of the Duchy of Austria __ English translation of text.  The proclamation of the Duchy of Austria by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick. - From yale.edu - http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/medieval/austria.htm

A History of Austria __ Here is a fairly extensive, multi-page overview of Austrian history. - illustrated - From tourmycountry.com - http://www.tourmycountry.com/austria/history.htm 

History of Austria __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Austria

History of Austria __ "Comprehensive online resources about the history of Austria." - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxaustria.htm

History of Austria __ Online book of Austrian history. Use the links to find specific information or simply scroll down the page to read it all in order.- From Richard Jaklitsch - http://www.geocities.com/historyofaustria/history.html#Prehistoric%20Times

History of Austria: Part I __ You will find a detailed multi-page essay about the History of Austria. - From tourmycountry.com - http://www.tourmycountry.com/austria/history.htm

History of Austria: Primary Documents - EuroDocs __ You will find an extensive collection of click-to-read documents and resources about Austria history. - From byu.edu - http://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/History_of_Austria:_Primary_Documents

History of Vienna __ "The history of Vienna has been long and varied, beginning when the Roman Empire created a military camp in the area covered by Vienna's city centre. From that humble beginning, Vienna grew from the Roman settlement known as Vindobona to be an important trading site in the 11th century."  An encyclopedic article with loinks to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Vienna

History of Habsburg Dynasty __ A brief outline of Habsburg Dynasty history along with links to additional historic information. - illustrated - From aboutaustria.org - http://www.aboutaustria.org/history/habsburg.htm 

Rulers of Austria __ List of the rulers of Austria. - From rulers.org - http://www.rulers.org/rula2.html#austria

Timeline Austria __ You will find a detailed and annotated timeline of Austrian history. - From timelines.ws - http://timelines.ws/countries/AUSTRIA.HTML

The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Austria __ "Early Jewish history in Austria is fragmentary, but dates back to the Roman Empire, when Jews arrived in the region with the Roman legions."  A look at Jewish history in Austria. - From jewishvirtuallibrary.org - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Austria.html

 

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