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Jan Czeczot
Jan Czeczot
Jan Czeczot
of Ostoja (Lithuanian: Jonas Čečiotas, Belarusian: Ян Чачот, Jan Čačot, 1796–1847) was a Polish romantic poet and ethnographer. Fascinated by folklore and traditional folk songs of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania, confederal part of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, he recollected hundreds of them in his works. Inspired by them, he also wrote several poems in what could be considered a pre-modern Belarusian language. As such, he is often cited as one of the first Polish ethnographers and one of the predecessors of the Belarusian national revival.[1] Biography[edit] Jan Czeczot
Jan Czeczot
was born on 24 July 1796 in a noble family that was part of the Clan of Ostoja
Clan of Ostoja
family of Tadeusz Czeczot in Małuszyce (Malušyčy, now in Hrodna Voblast) near Navahrudak
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Ostoja Coat Of Arms
Ancient lines - 150 Lords of Ostoja Balicki, Bańkowski (Bankowski), Baliński, Banczelski, Baranowski, Bartkowski (pl) (Bartoszewski), Bąduski, Bątkowski, Bębnowski, Biel, Bielski, Bieńkowski, Biestrzykowski, Blinowski, Błaszkowski, Błociszewski, Bobinski, Bogusławski, Boguszewski, Borowieski, Bratkowski, Brokowski, Broniowski, Bzowski, Bukowski, Chechelski Chełmski, Chocienski, Chodorkowski, Chotkowski, , Chrostowski, Chrościcki, Chrząstowski, Chyżyński (Chyżewski), Ciechański, Cieszęcicki, Cieśliński, Czajkowski, Czernikowski, de Gord, Dembowski (Dębowski), Dmosicki (Dmościcki), Dmuszewski, Dubaniewski (Dobaniowski), Dobromirski, Domaradzki (Domaracki), Dudkowski (Dutkowski), Dulowski, Dzieczyński, Gajewski, Gawłowski, Glewski, Głazowski (Głazewski), Głębocki, Głodowski, Głogiński, Gniady, Godziszewski, Gorkowski, Halczyński, Ilikowski, Iłowiecki, Iwański, Jackowski, Jajkowski (Jaykowski), Janikowski, Janiszewski, Jański, Jerzykowski, Kamieński,
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Lithuanian Language
Lithuanian (Lithuanian: lietuvių kalba) is a Baltic language
Baltic language
spoken in the Baltic region. It is the language of Lithuanians
Lithuanians
and the official language of Lithuania
Lithuania
as well as one of the official languages of the European Union. There are about 2.9 million[3] native Lithuanian speakers in Lithuania
Lithuania
and about 200,000 abroad. As a Baltic language, Lithuanian is closely related to neighboring Latvian and more distantly to Slavic and other Indo-European languages. It is written in a Latin
Latin
alphabet
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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National Library Of The Czech Republic
6,919,075 total items[1] 21,204 manuscripts[1] c. 4,200 incunabula[2]Other informationDirector Martin KocandaWebsite www.nkp.czThe National Library of the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
(Czech: Národní knihovna České republiky) is the central library of the Czech Republic. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture. The library's main building is located in the historical Clementinum
Clementinum
building in Prague, where approximately half of its books are kept. The other half of the collection is stored in the district of Hostivař.[3] The National Library is the biggest library in the Czech Republic, in its funds there are around 6 million documents. The library has around 60,000 registered readers
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International Standard Name Identifier
The International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Control Number (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification.Contents1 History 2 Format 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names
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Destination Spa
A destination spa is a resort centered on a spa, such as a mineral spa. Historically many such spas were developed at the location of natural hot springs or mineral springs. Typically over a seven-day stay, such facilities provide a comprehensive program that includes spa services, physical fitness activities, wellness education, healthy cuisine, and special interest programming. Some destination spas offer an all-inclusive program that includes facilitated fitness classes, healthy cuisine, educational classes and seminars as well as similar services to a beauty salon or a day spa. Guests reside and participate in the program at a destination spa instead of just visiting for a treatment or pure vacation
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Neman River
The Neman, Nemunas, Nyoman, Niemen or Memel,[1] a major Eastern European river, rises in Belarus
Belarus
and flows through Lithuania
Lithuania
before draining into the Curonian Lagoon, and then into the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
at Klaipėda. It begins at the confluence of two smaller tributaries (map coordinates 53.348194,27.108377), about 15 kilometers (9 mi) southwest of the town of Uzda
Uzda
in central Belarus, and about 55 km (34 mi) southwest of Minsk. In its lower reaches it forms the border between Lithuania
Lithuania
and Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast. It also, very briefly, forms part of the Belarus– Lithuania
Lithuania
border
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Siberia
Coordinates: 60°0′N 105°0′E / 60.000°N 105.000°E / 60.000; 105.000SiberiaRussian: Сибирь (Sibir)Geographical region       Siberian Federal District        Geographic Russian Siberia        North AsiaCountry  Russia,  KazakhstanRegion North AsiaBorders on West: Ural Mountains North: Arctic
Arctic
Ocean East: Pacific
Pacific
Ocean South: Kazakhstan, Mongolia, ChinaParts West Siberian Plain Central Siberian Plateau others...Highest point Klyuchevskaya Sopka - elevation 4,649 m (15,253 ft)Area 13,100,000 km2 (5,057,938 sq mi)Population 36,000,000 (2017)Density 2.7/km2 (7/sq mi) Siberia
Siberia
(/saɪˈbɪəriə/; Russian: Сиби́рь, tr
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Sybirak
A sybirak (Polish: [sɨˈbirak], plural: sybiracy) is a person resettled to Siberia.[1] Like its Russian counterpart sibiryak the word can refer to any dweller of Siberia, but it more specifically refers to Poles imprisoned or exiled to Siberia[2][need quotation to verify] or even to those sent to the Russian Arctic or to Kazakhstan[3] in the 1940s.Contents1 History1.1 Soviet Era2 See also 3 References3.1 Bibliography4 External links 5 Further readingHistory[edit]240-year-old Siberian house moved to PolandPolish students in Russian exile. Christmas Eve
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Okhrana
The Department for Protecting the Public Security and Order (Russian: Отделение по Охранению Общественной Безопасности и Порядка), usually called "guard department" (Russian: Охранное отделение) and commonly abbreviated in modern sources as Okhrana
Okhrana
(Russian: Охрана, IPA: [ɐˈxranə] ( listen), lit. the guard) was a secret police force of the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
and part of the police department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) in the late 19th century, aided by the Special
Special
Corps of Gendarmes.Contents1 Overview 2 History2.1 Pre-1905 2.2 The Revolution of 1905 2.3 The February Revolution3 Use of torture 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 External linksOverview[edit] St. Petersburg
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Ignacy Domejko
Ignacy Domeyko
Ignacy Domeyko
or Domejko, pseudonym: Żegota (Spanish: Ignacio Domeyko, Spanish pronunciation: [iɣˈnasjo ðoˈmeiko]; born near Nieśwież, now Karelichy District , Belarus, 31 July 1802 – 23 January 1889, Santiago de Chile) was a Polish[1] geologist, mineralogist and educator. Domeyko spent most of his life, and died, in his adopted country, Chile. After a youth passed in partitioned Poland, Domeyko participated in the Polish November 1830 Uprising against the Russian Empire. Upon its suppression, he was forced into exile and spent part of his life in France (where he had gone with fellow Philomath, Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz) before eventually settling in Chile, of which he became a citizen. He lived some 50 years in Chile
Chile
and made major contributions to the study of that country's geography, geology and mineralogy
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Philomatic Society
A philomatic society is an association of persons who love sciences. The term "philomatic" (in French, philomathique) is no longer in use. The philomatic societies were influential in the nineteenth century. The most remarkable was the Philomatic Society of Paris (Société Philomathique de Paris).Contents1 Société Philomathique de Paris 2 Philomathic Society of Para 3 Philomates Association 4 References 5 External linksSociété Philomathique de Paris[edit] This Society was created on 10 December 1788 by Augustin-François de Silvestre, Alexandre Brogniard, Audirac, Broval, Petit and Riche. It was defined by J.-André Thomas, one of its members, as: "La Société Philomathique de Paris est une société scientifique et philosophique pluridisciplinaire, de haut niveau. On en devient membre par cooptation, puis par vote de substitution, car le nombre de ses adhérents est limité
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Dziady
Dziady
Dziady
is an ancient Slavic feast commemorating the dead ancestors. The Polish and Belarusian word means "grandfathers". The commemoration took place twice every year (in spring and in autumn), but nowadays it is usually held around end of October. During the feast the Slavs perform libations and eat ritual meals, to celebrate the living and the souls of the forefathers who joined the dziady after dark. In Poland
Poland
the tradition was supplanted by the Christian Zaduszki feast[1] but original Dziady
Dziady
celebration continues among Rodnovery. In Belarus, Dziady
Dziady
(Дзяды) usually took place on the last Saturday before St. Dmitry's day, at the end of October/beginning of November (Dźmitreuskija dziady, St. Dmitry's Dziady). There were also Trinity
Trinity
Day Dziady, Shrovetide Dziady, and some other dates
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Adam Mickiewicz
Adam Bernard Mickiewicz ([mit͡sˈkʲɛvit͡ʂ] ( listen); 24 December 1798 – 26 November 1855) was a Polish poet, dramatist, essayist, publicist, translator, professor of Slavic literature, and political activist. He is regarded as national poet in Poland, Lithuania
Lithuania
and Belarus. A principal figure in Polish Romanticism, he is counted as one of Poland's "Three Bards" ("Trzej Wieszcze")[1] and is widely regarded as Poland's greatest poet.[2][3][4] He is also considered one of the greatest Slavic[5] and European[6] poets and has been dubbed a "Slavic bard".[7] A leading Romantic dramatist,[8] he has been compared in Poland
Poland
and Europe to Byron and Goethe.[7][8] He is known chiefly for the poetic drama Dziady (Forefathers' Eve) and the national epic poem Pan Tadeusz. His other influential works include Konrad Wallenrod
Konrad Wallenrod
and Grażyna
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