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The Old Prussians or Baltic Prussians (German: Pruzzen or Prußen; Latin: Pruteni; Latvian: Prūši; Lithuanian: Prūsai; Polish: Prusowie; Kashubian: Prësowié) were  indigenous Baltic tribes that inhabited the lands of the southeastern Baltic Sea around the Vistula and Curonian Lagoons. They spoke a language now known as Old Prussian and followed pagan Prussian mythology.  Here, ca. 1200 AD. The Eastern Balts are shown in brown hues whereas the Western Balts are shown in green.

Distribution of the Baltic tribes, circa 1200 CE. The Eastern Balts are shown in brown hues while the Western Balts are shown in green. The boundaries are approximate.

The expanded Hittite Empire (red) replaces Hatti ca. 1290 BC and borders the Egyptian kingdom (green)

The expanded Hittite Empire (red) replaces Hatti, including Arzawa and Kizzuwatna ca. 1290 BC and borders the Egyptian kingdom (green)

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