By Colin McEvedy, David Woodroffe
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Otto I’s pet project in this field was the archbishopric of Magdeburg, which was founded in 968 in the wake of the German settlement of the lands between the Elbe and the Oder, and a new see was erected in the heart of Polish territory at Poznan as a suffragan to it. But with the creation of the metropolitan see of Gniezno in 1000 Poland obtained a Church independent of German control, just as politically it remained outwith the bounds of the empire, though for a short time jurisdiction over Poznan was retained by the German archbishop.
In 955 Otto I defeated a band of marauders at Lechfeld as they returned home with booty. The date more or less marked the end of the Magyar raids, which had lasted less than a century. Latterly they had become less frequent but the lost battle cannot have ended them. It seems inescapable that raids ended because of internal developments on the Alföld plain. The medieval Hungarian state was developing. The conversion to Christianity had begun with the work of Bishop Pilgrim of Passau (971–91). In 1001 Vaik, with the baptismal name of Stephen, took the title of king.
The German kingdom was more primitive. It was perhaps much like the Frankish kingdom inherited by Charlemagne. When Otto was crowned emperor, the last 200 years had seen the conversion to Christianity, the development of a diocesan organization that was incomplete at the borders of the empire, the foundation of abbeys, and the collection of tithes. The minting of coins east of the Rhine had not long been established. The exploitation of the countryside by ecclesiastics, lay magnates and the king based on land ownership and farming estates worked by servile peasants represented a departure from the more personal forms of authority and the renders of tribute that had gone before.
The Penguin atlas of medieval history by Colin McEvedy, David Woodroffe