Early inhabitants during the Paleolithic Age, in an effort to survive, grouped together into small societies such as bands, and subsisted by gathering plants and hunting for wild animals.This is the oldest map of Europe we have on the site. It was the first map uploaded back in the late nineties. Yes MapofEurope.com has been around that long. We originally got this map from the CIA World Fact Book . Yes that site has been around even longer.