Finally national enthusiasm for the Slavic race contributed largely to its importance.
395 a Gothic horde under Alaric devastated Laconia, and subsequently it was overrun by large bands of Slavic immigrants.
It was overrun by Slavic hordes, who have left their traces in many village names, and was one of the chief battlefields of the various powers - Byzantines, Franks, Venetians and Turks - who struggled for the possession of the Morea.
research has proved the existence of Slavic inhabitants in Bohemia as far back as the beginning of the Christian era.
The latter is said to have married Pfemysl, a peasant who was found ploughing his field - a legend that is common in most Slavic countries.