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  Station Information - Great Moravia
A kind of predecessor of Great Moravia was the Empire of Samo in around 623-658 in Moravia, Slovakia and Lower Austria (probably also Bohemia, Serbia at the Elbe, and temporarily in Carinthia), which probably has not been a true state, but only a tribal union.
The western part of Great Moravia's core (=present-day Moravia) was finally conquered by Bohemia in early 11th century and its population was czechicized in the 19th century.
As for the history of Bohemia - annexed by Great Moravia 888/890-895—the important year is 895, when the Bohemians broke away from the empire and became Frankish vassals (vassals of Arnulf of Carinthia) and gradually an independent Bohemia, ruled by descendants of Premysl, began to emerge.
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 Moravia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Moravia (Czech and Slovak: Morava, German: Mähren, Polish: Morawy, Hungarian: Morvaország) is an historical region in the east of the Czech Republic.
In the north, Moravia borders Poland and Czech Silesia; in the east, Slovakia; in the south, Lower Austria; and in the west, Bohemia.
Great Moravia went on to encompass neighbouring Bohemia, present-day Hungary, Lusatia, Silesia and the Vistula Basin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moravia   (863 words)

  
 MORAVIA - LoveToKnow Article on MORAVIA
Physically Moravia may be described as a mountainous plateau sloping from north to south, just in the opposite direction of the adjoining Bohemia plateau, which, descends from south to north, and bordered on three sides by mountain ranges.
894), was equally vigorous, and extended the kingdom of Great Moravia to the Oder on the west and the Gran on the east.
Towards the close of the 12th century Moravia was raised to the dignity of a margraviate, but with the proviso that it should be held as a fief of the crown of Bohemia.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MO/MORAVIA.htm   (1513 words)

  
 Great Moravia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Great Moravia (Old Church Slavonic approximately Велья Морава, Czech Velká Morava, Slovak Veľká Morava, Latin Magna Moravia) was a Slav state existing on the territory of present-day Moravia and Slovakia between 833 and the early 10th century.
Great Moravia was a state of the predecessors of present-day Moravians and Slovaks.
As for the history of Bohemia — annexed by Great Moravia for five to seven years (from888/890 to 895) — the important year being 895, when the Bohemians broke away from the empire and became Frankish vassals (vassals of Arnulf of Carinthia) and gradually an independent Bohemia, ruled by descendants of Premysl, began to emerge.
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 Wikinfo | Great Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A kind of predecessor of Great Moravia was the Empire of King Samo around 623-658 in Moravia, Slovakia, Lower Austria (probably also Bohemia, Sorbia at the Elbe, and temporarily in Carinthia), which probably had not been a true state, but only a tribal union.
Great Moravia was a state of present-day Moravians and Slovaks.
The western part of Great Moravia's core (=present-day Moravia) was finally conquered by Bohemia in the early 11th century, and its population was incorporated in the 19th century.
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 Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Traditional region in central Europe that served as the centre of a major medieval kingdom, known as Great Moravia, before it was incorporated into the kingdom of Bohemia in the 11th century.
In 1029 Moravia (i.e., the western portion of Great Moravia) was incorporated as a distinct province into the Bohemian kingdom, and thereafter it generally remained closely attached to Bohemia.
In 1526 Moravia, with Bohemia and Silesia, was claimed through inheritance by Ferdinand of Austria, the future Holy Roman emperor Ferdinand I., and thus came under the rule of the Habsburgs.
www.hfac.uh.edu /gbrown/philosophers/leibniz/BritannicaPages/Moravia/Moravia.html   (569 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Moravia
On the death of the childless Jobst, Moravia, as a vacant fief, reverted to the Bohemian Crown, and its administration was entrusted to certain district governors by Wenceslaus IV.
From 1526 Moravia was also the refuge and new home of the Anabaptists, the adherents of Hubmaier, the Gabrielists, and the Moravian Brethren, who later emigrated to Russia and thence to the United States.
The Napoleonic era did not pass by without leaving a landmark in Moravia, for at Austerlitz, in the centre of the land, was fought the decisive battle of the Third Coalition War, and the subsequent contest between Austria and Napoleon took place partly in Moravia (Battle of Znaim).
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Great Moravia (833 - 907/920/955) and the Balaton principality (839- 876/901)
In this connection, Great Moravian troops invade the Balaton principality and Pribina dies (or is killed) in 861.
For example, his son Charles is sent to Moravia to fight against Rastislav and his other son Carloman to Nitra to fight against Svätopluk, both Rastislav and Svätopluk defeat the enemies (although Great Moravia is devastated considerably).
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 Great Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Moravia, the area around the Morava river in Bohemia was settled by the Slavs in the eighth century.
On the death of Svatopluk Moravia fell apart, and was destroyed by the attacks of the Magyars in 906.
In 1029 the western part of Moravia became part of the Kingdom of Bohemia.
family-of-man.com /CatalogEnglish/Europe/Eastern_Europe/great_moravia.html   (71 words)

  
 greatmoravia_ckp
The history of Great Moravia is a subject that, in English at least, seems to appear on the web only in connection with the Slav Apostles, SS Constantine/Cyril and Methodius; it is hoped that this contribution will go someway to restoring a bit of historical balance.
Lastly, please note that I subscribe to the generally held theory that the core of Great Moravia lay in what is now the eastern part of the Czech Republic, and not in Pannonia or in what is now Serbia.
Great Moravia fragments under the impact of the Magyar onslaught and Frankish raids.
scholar76.tripod.com /greatmoravia_ckp.html   (1862 words)

  
 Czech history The Great Moravian Empire 833 - 906
Great Moravia achieved its greatest territorial span under the Mojmírian successors, when in addition to its original centre and Southern Slovakia it also brought under its sovereignty Slavic tribes in Bohemia, in Panonia and in the vicinity of the river Visla (Vistula) on present-day Polish territory.
Methodius was appointed Arcibishop of Pannonia and Great Moravia.
Great Moravia left behind it a remarkable cultural heritage which the world came to know of through archaeological discoveries after 1945.
www.czeckitout.com /tjeck_history2.htm   (1041 words)

  
 Regents of Moravia
Moravia is the eastern part of the modern Czech Republic and its history is closely associated with Bohemia's (the western part of the Czech Republic).
Thereafter was Moravia a disputed region between Hungary, Bohemia and Poland until it definitely became a part of the Bohemian state 1029, though it received considerable autonomy and was ruled by Bohemian princes as a duchy.
Konrád Ota unified Moravia during the 1170s and he also tried to become duke of Bohemia, but he was prevented from this by the emperor who intervened in the Bohemian war of succession.
www.tacitus.nu /historical-atlas/regents/centraleurope/moravia.htm   (320 words)

  
 moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After initial success in Moravia, and against the opposition of the Archbishop of Salzburg, Cyril and Methodius travel to Rome at the invitation of Pope Nicholas.
During the 890's Arnulf of Bavaria, seeking to expand eastward at the expense of Great Moravia, invites the Magyars into Pannonia.
In 907, the allied armies are defeated at the Battle of Bratislava, and shortly thereafter, the Magyars seize Velehrad, and Great Moravia ceases to exist.
academic.evergreen.edu /g/greenw/moravia.html   (681 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Great Moravia
Czech tribes in present-day central Bohemia started to build a unified state under the influence of the neighboring Great Moravia in the 880s under Prince Borivoj from the Premyslid house, who was baptised by the Great Moravian bishop Methodius in 874.
Although the Bohemian Kingdom and the Margravate of Moravia were all under Habsburg rule, they followed different paths of development.
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 10th century was that century which lasted from 901 to 1000.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Great_Moravia   (938 words)

  
 Alberto Moravia
Moravia was married to Elsa Morante (1941-1963), who also was a writer, best known for her novel LA STORIA (1974).
At the age of nine Moravia was stricken with tubercular infection of the leg bones, which he considered the most important factor in his early development.
Moravia's criticism of society is presented on an allegorical level - proletariat is raped by capitalism, Italy loses her innocence under Fascism.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /moravia.htm   (1913 words)

  
 Newsletter & Complimentary Issue
Nearly all of Moravia, the eastern part of the Czech Republic, was the property of the aristocracy in the Middle Ages.
The climax of the Moravian renaissance are the castles of the Lords of Zerotin in Namesti southwest of Brno, Rozice west of Brno and especially the castle in Veike Losiny with its magnificent arcades and precious interiors.
The era of classidsm and romanticism are mainly found in Moravia in the castle in Boskovice, built at the beginning of the 19th century in antique style and the renovation of the castle at Lednice which is accorded in Moravian architecture the same status as the
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 Moravia (Czech Republic)
Great Moravia was an independent kingdom in the 9th century, comprising Bohemia and other territories in Central Europe.
Moravia - I think, that its flag is horizontal yellow-blue (this flag of Moravia was used by one separatist political party in 1st half of 1990s).
The regional flag of Moravia is yellow-over-red, not yellow-over-blue.
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 Talk:Great Moravia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Second, the name "Great Slovak Empire" was used by Ludovit Stur while his visit to Devin Castle, which therefore, the name "Great Slovak Empire" is used in historic texts and should be recognized by the minority who seem to deny Slovakia has a history (American text books).
Most hisorians agree that Mikulčice was the capital of Great Moravia, at least that's what children in Czech schools are taught (don't know about Slovakia though).
The Czechs were unhappy in Great Moravia and that is why the offered themselves to their western neighbors for protection from Svatopluk.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Great_Moravia   (3932 words)

  
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Moravia - the east side of CZECH REPUBLIC: great area, when you are tired by the noisy cities - part I. Moravia - the east side of CZECH REPUBLIC: great area, when you are tired by the noisy cities - part II.
Moravia - the east side of CZECH REPUBLIC: great area, when you are tired by the noisy cities - part III.
Moravia - the east side of CZECH REPUBLIC: great area, when you are tired by the noisy cities - part IV.
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 Great Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This principal founded the first Slavonic State, which was latter called Great Moravia by the Konstantin Profyrogennet, Emperor of Byzantium.
It is estimated that Great Moravia had a population of about 1.5 million inhabitants.
Moravia was loosing its power due to these quarrels and could not resist to the attacks of the nomadic Hungarians.
www3.europole.u-nancy.fr /anglais/RT/czech/1_01_3.htm   (563 words)

  
 Articles::Nation within a nation
Moravian identity is anchored in the heritage of Great Moravia, of Rostislav and of Cyril and Methodius," Drimal said.
Some historians say the greatness of Great Moravia is a myth, as little else is known about the state.
A diarchy of Moravia and Bohemia arose in the 12th century and lasted in various forms until 1918.
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 Gold 5 000 Sk coin commemorating the 1,100th anniversary of the death of Svatopluk, Ruler of Great Moravia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A new state - the Great Moravia was formed in Central Europe in 833, by the union of the Principalities of Nitra and Moravia.
One of his most important acts was the creation of the independent ecclesiastical organization, confirmed by papal bull of Pope John VIII, by which the full independence of the Great Moravia from the Frankish Empire was secured.
Svatopluk's importance in the later period is also shown by the fact that he is often mentioned with the title of king in historical documents.
www.nbs.sk /MENA/PMINCE/PM07A.HTM   (272 words)

  
 Moravia --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The earliest known inhabitants of Moravia were the Boii and the Cotini, another Celtic tribe.
The exact date of the arrival of the Slavs in Moravia, as in Bohemia, is uncertain; but by the late 8th century Moravia...
Italian journalist, short-story writer, and novelist Alberto Moravia was known for his fictional portrayals of social alienation and loveless sexuality.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9053667   (576 words)

  
 Travel.Box
This is an approximate image of the Great Moravian settlement agglomeration Stare Mesto — Uherske Hradiste in the second half of the 9th century when it probably was a centre of the of the Great Moravian Empire.
The central Morava River basin with the Great Moravian Veligrad — the settlement agglomeration Stare Mesto — Uherske Hradiste and the agglomeration near Mikulcice played in the 9th century an essential role in establishing the roots of the present-day Czech statehood.
All of south Moravia is known, because of the great wines.
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 Our Slavonic Rite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Their missionaries activity was limited mostly to the realm of Great Moravia, to which, at the end of the ninth century, the Carpathian region also belonged.
It should be kept in mind that in the Middle Ages the political ambitions of the rulers were usually enhanced by the missionary efforts of their subjects.
Shortly thereafter, on February 14, 869, St. Cyril died in Rome and was buried in the Basilica of St. Clement.
www.carpatho-rusyn.org /spirit/chap5.htm   (1222 words)

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