HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

Vitebsk
Vitebsk, or Vitsebsk (Belarusian: Ві́цебск, Łacinka: Viciebsk, pronounced [ˈvʲitsʲepsk]; Russian: Витебск, pronounced [ˈvʲitʲɪpsk], Lithuanian: Vitebskas), is a city in Belarus. The capital of the Vitebsk
Vitebsk
Region, it had 342,381 inhabitants in 2004, making it the country's fourth-largest city
[...More...]

"Vitebsk" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Russian Language
Russian (Russian: ру́сский язы́к, tr. rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language
East Slavic language
and an official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
and many minor or unrecognised territories throughout Eurasia
Eurasia
(particularly in Eastern Europe, the Baltics, the Caucasus, and Central Asia). It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Latvia, Moldova, Ukraine
Ukraine
and to a lesser extent, the other post-Soviet states.[31][32] Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages
Indo-European languages
and is one of the four living members of the East Slavic languages
Slavic languages
(which in turn is part of the larger Balto-Slavic branch)
[...More...]

"Russian Language" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Appanage
An appanage or apanage (pronounced /ˈæpənɪdʒ/) or French: apanage (French pronunciation: ​[a.pa.naʒ]) is the grant of an estate, title, office, or other thing of value to a younger male child of a sovereign, who would otherwise have no inheritance under the system of primogeniture
[...More...]

"Appanage" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Olga Of Kiev
Saint Olga (Church Slavonic: Ольга, died 969 AD in Kiev) was a regent of Kievan Rus'
Kievan Rus'
for her son Svyatoslav from 945 until 960. She is known for her obliteration of the Drevlians, a tribe that had killed her husband Igor of Kiev. Even though it would be her grandson Vladimir that would convert the entire nation to Christianity, for her efforts to spread Christianity
Christianity
through the Rus' Olga is venerated as a saint. While her birthdate is unknown, it could be as early as AD 890 and as late as 5 June 925.[1]Contents1 Early life 2 Regency2.1 Drevlian Uprising 2.2 Relations with the Holy Roman Emperor 2.3 Christianity3 Gallery 4 Notes 5 References 6 See also 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Olga was reportedly from Pskov. The Primary Chronicle
Primary Chronicle
gives 879 as her date of birth, which is unlikely, given the birth of her only son probably some 65 years after that date
[...More...]

"Olga Of Kiev" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Boris Rybakov
Boris Alexandrovich Rybakov (Russian: Бори́с Алекса́ндрович Рыбако́в, 3 June 1908, Moscow
Moscow
— 27 December 2001) was a Soviet and Russian historian who personified the anti-Normanist vision of Russian history. Rybakov held a chair in Russian history at the Moscow
Moscow
University since 1939, was a deputy dean of the university in 1952-54, and administered the Russian History Institute for 40 years
[...More...]

"Boris Rybakov" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Trade Route From The Varangians To The Greeks
The trade route from the Varangians
Varangians
to the Greeks (Swedish: Vägen från varjagerna till grekerna, Belarusian: Шлях з варагаў у грэкі, translit. Shlyakh' z varahaw u hreki, Ukrainian: Шлях із варягів у греки, translit. Shlyakh iz varyahiv u hreky, Russian: Путь из варяг в греки, translit. Put' iz varjag v greki) was a medieval trade route that connected Scandinavia, Kievan Rus'
Kievan Rus'
and the Eastern Roman Empire. The route allowed merchants along its length to establish a direct prosperous trade with the Empire, and prompted some of them to settle in the territories of present-day Belarus, Russia
Russia
and Ukraine
[...More...]

"Trade Route From The Varangians To The Greeks" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Yaroslav The Wise
Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Rus', known as Yaroslav the Wise
Yaroslav the Wise
or Iaroslav the Wise (Old East Slavic: Ꙗрославъ Володимѣровичъ Мѫдрꙑи; Russian: Яросла́в Му́дрый, translit. Jaroslav Mudryj [jɪrɐˈslaf ˈmudrɨj]; Ukrainian: Яросла́в Му́дрий, translit. Jaroslav Mudryj [jɐroˈslɑu̯ ˈmudrɪj]; Old Norse: Jarizleifr Valdamarsson;[1]; Latin: Iaroslaus Sapiens; c. 978 – 20 February 1054) was thrice grand prince of Veliky Novgorod
Veliky Novgorod
and Kiev, uniting the two principalities for a time under his rule. Yaroslav's Christian name was George (Yuri) after Saint George
Saint George
(Old East Slavic: Гюрьгi, Gjurĭgì). A son of Vladimir the Great, the first Christian Prince of Novgorod, Yaroslav acted as vice-regent of Novgorod
Novgorod
at the time of his father's death in 1015
[...More...]

"Yaroslav The Wise" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Kiev
Kiev
Kiev
(/ˈkiːɛf, -ɛv/ KEE-ef, -ev)[10] or Kyiv (Ukrainian: Київ, translit. Kyiv [ˈkɪjiu̯] ( listen); Old East Slavic: Кыѥвъ, translit. Kyjev; Polish: Kijów Polish pronunciation: [ˈkʲijuf]; Russian: Киев, translit. Kiyev [ˈkʲiɪf]) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper. The population in July 2015 was 2,887,974[2] (though higher estimated numbers have been cited in the press),[11] making Kiev
Kiev
the 7th most populous city in Europe.[12] Kiev
Kiev
is an important industrial, scientific, educational, and cultural centre of Eastern Europe
[...More...]

"Kiev" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

History Of The Jews In Belarus
The Jews
Jews
in Belarus
Belarus
were the third largest ethnic group in the country in the first half of the 20th century. Before World War II, Jews
Jews
were the third among the ethnic groups in Belarus
Belarus
and comprised more than 40% of the population in cities and towns. The population of cities such as Minsk, Pinsk, Mahiliou, Babrujsk, Viciebsk, and Homiel
Homiel
was more than 50% Jewish
[...More...]

"History Of The Jews In Belarus" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Baltic Sea
The Baltic Sea
Sea
is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany
Germany
and the North and Central European Plain. The sea stretches from 53°N to 66°N latitude and from 10°E to 30°E longitude. A mediterranean sea of the Atlantic, with limited water exchange between the two bodies, the Baltic Sea
Sea
drains through the Danish islands into the Kattegat
Kattegat
by way of the straits of Øresund, the Great Belt, and the Little Belt
[...More...]

"Baltic Sea" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Baltic Tribes
Pontic SteppeDomestication of the horse Kurgan Kurgan
Kurgan
culture Steppe culturesBug-Dniester Sredny Stog Dnieper-Donets Samara Khvalynsk YamnaMikhaylovka cultureCaucasusMaykopEast-AsiaAfanasevoEastern EuropeUsatovo Cernavodă CucuteniNorthern EuropeCorded wareBaden Middle DnieperBronze AgePontic SteppeChariot Yamna Catacomb Multi-cordoned ware Poltavka SrubnaNorthern/Eastern SteppeAbashevo culture Andronovo SintashtaEuropeGlobular Amphora Corded ware Beaker Unetice Trzciniec Nordic Bronze Age Terramare Tumulus
[...More...]

"Baltic Tribes" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Black Sea
The Black Sea
Black Sea
is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean
Ocean
between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia.[1] It is supplied by a number of major rivers, such as the Danube, Dnieper, Southern Bug, Dniester, Don, and the Rioni
[...More...]

"Black Sea" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Grand Duchy Of Lithuania
The Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Lithuania
was a European state from the 13th century[1] until 1795,[2] when the territory was partitioned among the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Prussia, and Austria. The state was founded by the Lithuanians, one of the polytheistic Baltic tribes
Baltic tribes
from Aukštaitija.[3][4][5] The Grand Duchy later expanded to include large portions of the former Kievan Rus'
Kievan Rus'
and other Slavic lands, including territory of present-day Belarus, parts of Ukraine, Poland
Poland
and Russia
[...More...]

"Grand Duchy Of Lithuania" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Battle Of Grunwald
Kingdom of Poland Grand Duchy of Lithuania Polish–Lithuanian vassals, allies and mercenaries:[1] Czechs, Bohemia,[1] Moravia,[1] Ruthenia,[2] Masovia,[3] Moldavia,[4] Tatars,[2] Wallachia,[5] Smolensk Teutonic Order Allies (Pomerania-Stettin), guest crusaders, and mercenaries from western EuropeCommanders and leadersKing of Poland Władysław II Jagiełło, supreme commander[1] Vytautas
Vytautas
the Great, Lithuanian commanderGrandmaster Ulrich von Jungingen †Strength16,000–39,000 men[6] 11,000–27,000 men[6]Casualties and lossesUnknown (light) Very heavy: 203–211 out of 270 Teutonic knights killed[7]Battle site on a map of modern Polandv t ePolish–Lithuanian– Teutonic WarGrunwald Marienburg KoronowoThe Battle of Grunwald, First Battle of Tannenberg or Battle of Žalgiris, was fought on 15 July 1410 during the Polish–Lithuanian–Teutonic War
[...More...]

"Battle Of Grunwald" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Magdeburg Rights
Magdeburg
Magdeburg
rights (German: Magdeburger Recht; also called Magdeburg Law) were a set of town privileges first developed by Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor (936–973) and based on the Flemish law,[1] which regulated the degree of internal autonomy within cities and villages, granted by the local ruler
[...More...]

"Magdeburg Rights" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Union Of Brest
Union
Union
is the state of being united or joined. Union
Union
may also refer to:Contents1 Labor 2 Education 3 History and politics 4 Mathematics and computer science 5 Entertainment5.1 Music6 Places6.1 Canada 6.2 Paraguay 6.3 Philippines 6.4 Saint Vincent and the Grenadine
[...More...]

"Union Of Brest" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
.