Talk:Rügen

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No need for German translation of what chalk cliffs are, it is not an original or unique name[edit]

No need for German translation of what chalk cliffs are, it is not an original or unique name --Molobo (talk) 15:04, 22 August 2008 (UTC)

220 prehistoric graves located in Rugen[edit]

And they appear to be either proto-Slavic or Celtic/Halstadtt descendant graves.

So let's quit with the nationalization of the archaic aspects of this island. It became German in the early 19th century (in terms of big influxes of Germans living there), but it was, for a long time, something quite distinctive. It held a Slavic Stonehenge with a polycephalic god figure in the center - which was destroyed in the 12th (or perhaps 11th) centuries (attested to by three different primary sources from that period. The Christian Tsars couldn't get the Rus to stop going, especially at Springtime, to Rujan.

Ru/Rujan/Rus. Hmmm. But let's just wait until there's more analysis by the paleontologists.LeValley