- Dniepr (Eastern) Balts
Dniepr Balts (part of Eastern
Balts) - the Baltic tribes used to live near Dnieper Riverin the Bronze Ageand later, still were assimilated by Slavs.
Dniepr Balts were studied by the world famous
archaeologist Marija Gimbutas, known Lithuanian linguist Kazimieras Būga, and by Russian scientists Vladimir Toporov, O.Trubachev, who analysed hydronyms at higher Dnieperbasin. They have found nearly 800 hydronyms of Baltic origin.
[http://www.vaidilute.com/books/gimbutas/gimbutas-contents.html Marija Gimbutas. The Balts. e-book]
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