Then in 589 it was seized by a tribe from the Elbe called Lombards.
Portions of Italy, and other territory beyond the Elbe, were conquered.
Pytheas sailed past the mouth of the Elbe, noting the amber cast upon the shore by the high spring tides.
Anyway, we settled to sail in company direct to Cuxhaven, in the Elbe.
They enter the Rhine and the Elbe, and most of the great rivers of the north of Europe.
And that was why he broached and stuck to that plan of sailing in company direct to the Elbe.
In the ninth century every man between the Elbe and the Niemen spoke some Slavonic dialect.
And, above all things, that he must forthwith get across the Elbe and away.
It was the twenty-third before he turned back to do neither, but to secure needed rest on the left bank of the Elbe.
If you remember the Elbe going down, you won't ask what became of him.