How Did the Black Sea Get Its Name?

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The entire area prior to that incredible Hun warrior was covered with people you would consider Africans today. That is how it got its name.
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The Black Sea was given it's name in very early times to imply direction. Black was referred to as the Northern direction while red was referred to for Southern directions.
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The name " Black Sea" seems to have come from many different theories. One theory says that the name may have come from an ancient assignment of colors to the direction
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The Black Sea is an inland sea north of Turkey in the southeast corner of Europe. It flows through a series of straits into the Aegean, and is a major connector to the Mediterranean
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The Black Sea, located in Russia, got its name because of the color of the silt
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