List of medieval Slavic peoples and tribes

This is a list of Slavic tribes reported in the Middle Ages, that is, before the year AD 1500.

East Slavs

West Slavs

South Slavs

The South Slavic tribes descend from the Antes and Sclaveni, and predate the medieval identities formed after the Great Schism.

See also


  • Barford, Paul M (2001), The Early Slavs: Culture and Society in Early Medieval Eastern Europe, Cornell University Press, ISBN 0-8014-3977-9
  • Gimbutas, Marija Alseikaitė (1971), The Slavs, Thames and Hudson, ISBN 0-500-02072-8


  1. Joachim Lelewel (1852). Géographie du moyen âge. 3–4. Ve et J. Pilleit. p. 43.
  2. Johann Kaspar Zeuss (1837). Die Deutschen und die Nachbarstämme. Ignaz Joseph Lentner. p. 615.
  3. Subtelny, Orest (2009-11-10). Ukraine: A History, 4th Edition. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 9781442697287.
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