Herkus Monte, the hero of Old Prussians

To continue the topic I started in a post about The Baltic Crusades, here you will find more about Old Prussians and one of their greatest hero: Herkus Monte. Also you will find  information about Old Prussian life style, religion and some of  the important events of those times, such as The Great Prussian Uprising (1260-1274).

This is writing by the Crusades historian William Urban, the Monmouth College Lee L. Morgan Professor of History and International Studies – one of the top U.S. experts on the Baltic Crusades and the Teutonic Order. I have only a little edited and added some small things to complete the story. Continue reading