7th Century C.E.

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The First Bulgarian Empire comes to power

The First Bulgarian Empire was a medieval Bulgarian state that existed in southeastern Europe between the 7th and 11th centuries AD. It was founded circa 681 when Bulgar tribes led by Asparukh moved to the north-eastern Balkans.

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Táin Bó Cúailnge is composed in Ireland

Táin Bó Cúailnge, commonly known as The Cattle Raid of Cooley or The Táin), is an epic from early Irish literature which is often called “The Irish Iliad.” The Táin has had an enormous influence on Irish literature and culture. It is often considered Ireland’s national epic.

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The Hausa Bakwai kingdoms emerge in modern-day Nigeria

The Hausa Bakwai kingdoms were established around the 7th to 11th centuries. The Hausa Kingdoms were independent political entities in what is now Northern Nigeria. The Hausa city states emerged as southern terminals of the Trans-Saharan caravan trade.

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