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  slavs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Slavs first appeared in history living in the Pripyat Marshes area (Polesie), but a considerable number of Slavic words have Indo-Aryan links of the form suggesting genesis from a common ancestor, rather than borrowing.
Slavs appeared in early histories as Venedes or Wends, but their connection to the Veneds mentioned by Tacitus, Ptolemy and Pliny, remains uncertain, and the similarity of the two names may have come about accidentally.
When their migratory movements ended there appeared among the Slavs the first rudiments of state organizations, each headed by a prince with a treasury and defense force, and the beginning of class differentiation, with nobles who pledged allegiance to the Frankish and Holy Roman Emperors.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Slavs.html   (1282 words)

 Slavic peoples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Finally, several new theories of the origin of Slavs were published, and found large numbers of followers, in the 1990s and 2000s, fueled by the rise of nationalism in Ukraine and Russia.
Some even claim that Slavs existed as an entity as early as the 7th to 5th millennium BC and were ancestors of the Sumerians.
In the early history of the Slavs, and continuing into the Dark Ages, non-Slavic groups were sometimes assimilated by Slavic-speaking populations: the Croats and the Bulgars became Slavicized and their non-Slavic tongues disappeared; in other cases, Slavs themselves were assimilated into other groups such as the Romanians, Magyars, Greeks, etc.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Slavs   (1504 words)

 List of Macedonians (ethnic group) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Macedonian Slavs make up 64% (about 1.3 million) of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
There is a relatively small Macedonian Slav diaspora (estimated at 100,000) outside of the FYROM.
This is a partial list of some famous Macedonian Slavs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Macedonian_Slavs   (86 words)

 Slavic peoples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Some recent authors connect the Lugii with Slavs, some with Germanic tribes and still others claim that they formed a compound tribe, or a confederation of tribes of different ethnicity.
Presumably the Slavs, like putative Indo-Europeans, originated from a region in Asia, from which they migrated in the 3rd or 2nd millennium BC to populate parts of eastern Europe.
It is listed area of todays Poland, marshes of Polesie, Volhynia, areas around upper Dniepr river or even central asia.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/s/sl/slavic_peoples_1.html   (1289 words)

 SLAVIC PEOPLES FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Basically, the East Slavs may all be traced to Slavic speaking populations that were organised as Kievan_Rus' beginning in the 9th century AD and eventually fell under the influence of Mongol_Empire.
Finally, several new theories of the origin of Slavs were published, and found large numbers of followers, in the 1990s and 2000s, fueled by the rise of nationalism in Ukraine.
Sometimes "slav" is calculated to derive from "slov-" by the distinctly Russian phenomenon of akanie.
www.witwib.com /Slavic_peoples   (1649 words)

 EOL 4: Kavals article, p 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
State-supported Slavic Macedonian folklorists have contributed to this obscuration by lumping all end-blown flutes and whistles into the category of kavals, and then proceeding to list Slavs as kaval makers.
Thus Hadji-Manov 1960 lists the ethnic Slav Panche Janev as a kaval maker.
The adoption of a state music ensemble in which only ethnic Slavs or Christians are seen to be playing the long kaval contributed to this phenomenon.
www.research.umbc.edu /eol/4/tammer/tammer5.html   (352 words)

 Slavic peoples : Slavs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Customarily Slavs are subdivided into east Slavs (including Russians, Ukrainians, and Belarusians[?] and Lippovan[?] Russians), west Slavs (chiefly Poles, Kaschubians[?], Slovincians[?], Masurians[?], Czechs, Slovaks[?], and Sorbs and south Slavs (including Serbs, Croats, Bosnian Muslims, the Serbo-Croat groups Bunjevci[?] or 'Bunjewatsen' and Sokci[?], Slovenians, Macedonian Slavs, Bulgarians and the Pomaks.
Slavs historically were described as Venedes[?] or Wends, but their connection to Veneds mentioned by Tacitus, Ptolemy and Plinius, is uncertain, and similarity of name may be accidental.
Prehistorically, the original habitat of the Slavs, as of all Indoeuropeans, was Asia, from which they migrated in the 3rd or 2nd millennium BC to populate parts of eastern Europe.
www.city-search.org /sl/slavs.html   (1331 words)

 List of Slavs : List of famous Slavs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
List of Slavs : List of famous Slavs
Current city Street: List of Slavs : List of famous Slavs <
See also: List of people, List of Bulgarians, List of Czechs, List of Poles, List of Russians, List of Slovenians.
www.city-search.org /li/list-of-famous-slavs.html   (164 words)

 Articles - Macedonians (ethnic group)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Smaller groups of Macedonian Slavs live in eastern Albania, south-western Bulgaria, northern Greece and southern Serbia and Montenegro, mostly abutting the border areas of the Republic of Macedonia.
Greece: unknown (Ethnologue lists 180,180 speakers of Slavic in Greece, but makes no claims as to their ethnic affiliation, nor to the methods used to obtain the figure of 180,180 - Greece has not conducted a census on the question of mother tongue since 1951, when 41,017 speakers of the Slavic language were recorded.
Western governments remained, however, mistrustful and contuinued to list the population of Pirin Macedonia as Macedonian until the beginning of the 1990s despite the 1965 census which put Macedonians in the country at 9,000.
www.gaple.com /articles/Macedonian_Slav   (2226 words)

 Radio Prague - the international service of Czech Radio
A great many male Czech names end in either slav, which comes from the word sláva, which means glory or celebration, in mír, which means peace or the world, or in mil, which when used in this context means love.
The majority of these names were created during the era of the Czech National Revival in the latter half of the nineteenth century, and were translated directly from Latin.
One name that is glaringly missing from the long list of slavs, considering the Czechs fondness of beer, is Pivoslav, or celebration of beer.
www.radio.cz /en/html/living_jmena.html   (692 words)

 List of Croatians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
This is a list of more or less famous people with Croatian heritage, born in or associated with Croatia or of immediate Croatian ancestry, including both Croats and members of Croatia's national minorities.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it (http://www.peekskill.us/project/wikipedia/index.php?title=List_of_Croatiansandaction=edit).
Croatian literature (includes a list of Croats in literature)
www.peekskill.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/List_of_Croatians   (334 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
They speak Slavic languages and reside chiefly in the east of that continent, but are also found in Asia.
For example, the name of modern Bulgarians can be traced to the Turkic tribe Bulgars who merged with Balkan Slavs in the 7th century.
There are many theories, as to where the nest of Slavs was located.
www.hostingciamca.com /index.php?title=Slavs   (1275 words)

He was the first ruler of the Slavs whose name is known, and the founder of the so-called (King) Samo's Empire or Samos's Realm (623 - 658), the first known organized community of the Slavs - actually a kind of tribal union, not a true state.
During a Slav anti-Avar revolt in 623 (probably at today's Bratislava-Devín), Samo joined the Slavs, the Avars were defeated under his leadership, and the Slavs made him their ruler, so that what is known as the King Samo's Empire arose.
The Slavs led by King Samo managed to defeat all Avar attacks, but after the Slavs had killed some Frankish merchants and had stolen some of their commodities, they had to fight against the Franks: In 631, the Frankish king Dagobert I Merovingian (603-639, reigned 629-639) sent three armies against King Samo.
www.fact-library.com /samo.html   (662 words)

 List of Ukrainians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Lists of famous or notable people from Ukraine.
Opanas Slastion, folklorist, inventor of modern type of bandura, painter and bandurist, first illustrator of Taras Shevchenko's "Kobzar", architect
See also: List of Slavs, List of people by nationality, list of people
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_ukrainians.html   (272 words)

 SlavsUnite.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Although this is a party to defend Slav culture and the future of their Nations, minorities in the states of the reps shall not be intimidated, neglected, or discriminated against.
In those countries where Slavs are the minority, the Party shall serve as a means to alert that Nation to the needs of the Slavs and also will announce their brotherhood with the Slavic Nations.
This new Party has evolved from the old World Slav Confederation, so it is natural that the Party's flag is an evolved version of the the WSC flag.
www.slavsunite.org   (883 words)

 The Magyars - DBA 107
The Magyar list ends in 997 AD, with the death of the Geza (Geisa), son of Takson.
Emperor Leo VI the Wise (886-912 AD) noted that the Magyars "have a liking more for fighting at a distance, setting ambushes, encirclement of their enemy, simulated retreat and about-turning, and for the scattering of fighting formations." These are the classic tactics of a Light Horse army.
The DBA list, however, also reflects the composition of the settled Magyars of Hungary, a population with an increasingly agrarian lifestyle assimilated from their subject Slavs.
www.fanaticus.org /DBA/armies/dba107.html   (1634 words)

 Nikola Tesla - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Below are a list of Tesla's Tributes and honors.
The scientific compound derived SI unit measuring magnetic flux density or magnetic induction (commonly known as the magnetic field B), the tesla, was named in his honor (at the Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures, Paris, 1960).
Life magazine, in a special double issue, listed Tesla in the "100 Most Important People in the Last 1000 Years".
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Nikola_Tesla   (4857 words)

 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
But as their talks lost momentum last week, when the Slavs rejected a list of Albanian demands for changes to the constitution, the uprising that began in February gained pace again and fuelled fears of a new Balkans war.
But Macedonian Slav leaders have rejected the draft agreement as it stands, refusing to accept the local approval of the appointment of regional police chiefs and the largely symbolic elevation of Albanian to the status of the second official language.
The Macedonian Slavs rejected their demands for Albanian to be given the status of second official language after Macedonian, and for more powers to be devolved to local police.
www.alb-net.com /amcc/newspronews/arc13.html   (11418 words)

 Belarus and the Origin of Slavs - Little of Belorussian & Slavic History
Philologists and archaeologists theorize that the Slavs settled very early in the Carpathian Mountains or in the area of present-day Belarus.
The East Slavs settled along the Dnepr River in what is now Ukraine; then they spread northward to the northern Volga River valley, east of modern-day Moscow, and westward to the basins of the northern Dnestr and the western Bug rivers, in present-day Moldavia and southern Ukraine.
Because territories inhabited by East Slavs made up about 90 percent of the Grand Duchy, they exerted a great cultural influence on the new state.
slavs.freeservers.com /Belarus.html   (1137 words)

 What are the main tenants of Youth WN - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
However, there were slavic members of the SS late in the war and not all slavs suffered during Nazi occupation.
Hitler's plan for the slavs, as outlined in Mein Kampf, was slavery.
If hitler hated slavs its his mistake (he did ally himself with chinks after all) i am a white man and in my mind all whites are of the same race
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=51670   (1376 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
I think others think of the word "Mormon" the same way many think of the word "Amway Representative." (Apologies to any such on the list!) But you have to admit, we have a reputation as a church, as a people, for strong-selling the Gospel.
The clash between ancient and modern culture never lets up: the presuppositions inherent in the two are irreconcilable, and Card avoids the chauvenistic temptation to have his modern protagonist "enlighten" the ancients.
Indeed, it's the modern protagonist who must become enlightened as he learns how the mindset of this early tribe of Slavs is necessary for survival in their harsh times.
www.xmission.com /pub/lists/aml-list/archive/v01.n088   (2457 words)

 Amazon.com: slavs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Early Slavs : Culture and Society in Early Medieval Eastern Europe by P. Barford (Hardcover - Nov 2001)
Bulgarians: Civilizers of the Slavs by Bojidar Dimitrov and Marjorie Hall Pojarlieva (Paperback - Dec 1995)
The Slav : Concise coverage of a dependable and dynamic opening favoured by many top-class players by Graham Burgess (Paperback - Aug 1, 2001)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=slavs&index=blended&page=1   (530 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Schindler's List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Schindler's List, originally published as Schindler's Ark, is the true story of how Oskar Schindler, an aristocratic German industrialist, heavy drinker, briber, and womaniser, was transformed into a saviour during the horrors of World War II.
The story is set in Poland, where Schindler struggled to protect his Jewish factory employees from the cruel and terrible claws of the extermination camps.
Schindler's List is a riveting read which no one should miss out on, as not only is it an exciting story, it also gives an accurate glance into the labour camps of World War II, and takes a look at the darker side of humanity.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0671882287   (1318 words)

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