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Tereshchenko Tat'yana Sergeevna
Saint Petersburg State University

Abstract. The article studies the ethno-cultural transformation of the Great Migration Age according to the key parameters: ethnonyms, dichotomy "Romans - barbarians", ethnic identity and frontiers, and the notion "barbarians". The sources, background, event component, and consequences of the Great Migration are considered. The need to study it as a single and complex phenomenon is stated. The key role of the dichotomy "Romans - barbarians" is determined, as well as the phenomenon of frontiers in this process.
Key words and phrases: Великое переселение народов, этнокультурные процессы, этнонимы, этнические границы, этническая идентичность, варвары, Great Migration, ethno-cultural processes, ethnonyms, ethnic frontiers, ethnic identity, barbarians.
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