– Economy: subsistence economy, commodity-money relations are emerging.
– Economy: hunting, farming; developed craft, trade.
Meetings of authoritative and wealthy representatives of settlements (tribal nobility): issues of war and peace; elected lagman – an expert on customs, judge, king (later became hereditary).
Konungs (princes) – military leaders, heads of squads: guards, raids on neighbors, hired to the Romans, built burgs – fortresses for storing loot, where artisans settled → burgs – trade centers.
Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.