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  Sorbs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sorbs (also Lusatians or Wends) are a relatively small west Slavic people, living as a minority in the region known as Lusatia in the German states of Saxony and Brandenburg (in former GDR territory).
Historically, the Sorbs are the last remainder of the once-mighty Polabian Slavic peoples living in most of what is now eastern Germany until the high Middle Ages.
The Sorbs have been a much-persecuted group of western Slavs, especially in Nazi Germany, which viewed Slavs as a people designed to be slaves for the Aryan race.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lusatian_Sorbs   (469 words)

  
 Sorbs. Who is Sorbs? What is Sorbs? Where is Sorbs? Definition of Sorbs. Meaning of Sorbs.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Sorbs are a west Slavic minority from Lusatia in the German states of Saxony and Brandenburg (in the former GDR).
They belong to the same language group as the Poles, Czechs, Slovaks and Kashubians, and are also known as Lusatian Sorbs or Serbs of Luzice.
Sorbs is also the name of a commune in the Hérault département in France.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Sorbs   (150 words)

  
 Lusatian_State
Sorbs often say that many times many people predicted their disappearing, yet they are still alive and kicking.
Sorbs MUST fully REALISE that their nation is in great danger and that what is being done now is not enough.
Sorbs are ridiculed for using their language in a public place; they are being treated as peasants.
www.geocities.com /free_lusatia/Lusatian_State   (7936 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Besides family, the Sorb school is one of the few last public spaces where Lusatian Sorbs can use the native language, where children can grow up in their natural language environment and form their national consciousness, the statement says.
Sorbs, an ancient Slav nation, have lived in Germany, mostly near the towns of Bautzen and Cottbus, since around the 7th century.
The Sorb community in Germany is estimated to be around 60,000, and small Sorb communities also exist in some parts of the Czech Republic near the border with Germany.
www.asu.edu /educ/epsl/LPRU/newsarchive/Art2667.txt   (317 words)

  
 Sorbs - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Sorbs (also Lusatians or Wends)are a relatively small west Slavic people, living as a minority in theregion known as Lusatia in the German states of Saxony and Brandenburg (in former GDR territory).
Most Slavs in the area were Germanised or driven away during the German Drangnach Osten of the 12th and 13th centuries.
The Sorbs have been a much-persecuted group of western Slavs, especially in Nazi Germany, which viewed Slavs asa people designed to be slaves for the Aryan race.
www.free-web-encyclopedia.com /?t=Sorbs   (283 words)

  
 A Slav Nation in Germany - The Sorbs and their Organisations
It was only the descendants of the Upper Lusatian Milceni and the Lower Lusatian Luzici who succeeded in maintaining their Sorbian language and culture up to the present day.
Firm commitments on this are contained in the Sorbian Laws; the "Law on Settling the Rights of the Sorbs" was passed in 1994 in Brandenburg, and in 1999 the Saxon parliament passed the "Law on the Rights of the Sorbs in the Free State of Saxony".
The Domowina is committed to working to maintain and develop the Lusatian economic area as well as to marketing it as a tourist area stretching from the Lusatian hills, through Central Lusatia with its chain of lakes created from areas excavated by lignite mining, and extending as far as the Spreewald in the north.
www.domowina.sorben.com /strony/kurzienglish.htm   (1839 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Slavs
The Lusatian Sorbs also are generally looked upon as a separate people with a distinct language.
The Lusatian Sorbs are the residue of the Slavs of the Elbe who once spread across the Oder and Elbe, inhabiting the whole of the present Germany.
The Lusatian Sorbs are Catholics with exception of 15,000 in Upper Lusatia.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14042a.htm   (7664 words)

  
 sorbs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sorbs Image: Sorbs _flag_medium.png Sorbian national flag The Sorbs are a west Slavic minority from Lusatia in...
and Slovincians, Masurians, Silesians, Kociewiacy Borowiacy Czechs, Moravians Slovaks, Sorbs (Lusatians, Serb-Lusatians).
The settlement was established in the 10th century, when Sorbs erected a castle on a sandy island in...
www.wikisearch.net /sorbs   (413 words)

  
 Projekat Rastko - Luzica / Project Rastko - Lusatia
Ten years ago, as communist rule crumbled in East Germany, leaders of the country's indigenous Lusatian Sorb minority feared that the end of generous government subsidies could sound the death-knell for the small Slavic group.
The Union of Lusatian Sorbs is an umbrella organization, known as Domowina.
The Lower Lusatian Wends complain that the Lower Sorbian language that they are taught in school does not correspond with the language, they call Wendish, that they speak at home.
www.rastko.org.yu /rastko-lu/istorija/savremena/jnaegele-tosurvive.html   (988 words)

  
 Wends at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The term Wends was used in connection to all Slavs inhabiting west of Poland and north of Bohemia - Polabians, Pomeranians and Sorbs.
German and English name for Sorbs, a Slavic people who moved into Central Europe during the great migration, most likely in response to pressure by the westward movement of warlike peoples such as the Huns and Avars.
Some of their descendants, also called Wends or Lusatian Sorbs (Lužički Srbi), still live in Lusatia today, where the Sorbian language is maintained in schools.
www.springknow.com /Wends.html   (683 words)

  
 THE SORBIAN PEOPLE (Lusatian Serbs) - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
After partially violent arguments, 90 per cent of the Sorbs became evangelist, while in the areas, which were subordinated to the cathedral foundation ST. Petri in Bautzen and the monastery Marienstern, some municipalities with approximately 10000 souls, remained catholic.
The extensive promotion of the Sorbs from Prague (holiday camps, High School, printering, broadcast transmissions, financial assistances to the Domowina), which lasted until 1948, was for Germany's communists a constant challenge.
The most important achievements of the Sorbs exists in their efforts of the receipt of language and tradition, of culture and science.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?p=2051037#post2051037   (4267 words)

  
 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The contemporary Lusatian Sorbs are immediate descendants of Milzener and Lusatian tribes belonging to the Sorbian ethnic community.
Here the Sorbs once defended themselves against the expansion of German feudal rulers in the 10th century and later Saxon commanders sought refuge from the insurgent Slavonic inhabitants.
The overwhelming majority of the Sorbs belonged to the masses of dependent and exploited classes.
gcjm.dyndns.org /sw/inhalt08/austral/history.htm   (677 words)

  
 sorbs - Results By Genealogylocator.com
The right of the Sorbs to speak Sorbian before the courts in the home districts of the Sorbian population shall...
Known as Sorbs or Lusatian Serbs, Wends have lived in Lusatia, Eastern Germany, as a recognizable group from the Middle Ages until...
The Wends (also known as Sorbs or Lusatian Serbs) are a Slavic people concentrated in East Germany near Bautzen and Cottbus in the...
www.genealogylocator.com /results/sorbs.html   (477 words)

  
 Sorbs at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Sorbs are a relatively small west Slavic people, living as a minority in the Region known as Lusatia in the German states of Saxony and Brandenburg (in former GDR territory).
The Sorbs (also Lusatians or Lusatia Serbs) are a relatively small west Slavic people...
The Wends (also known as Sorbs) are a minority Slavic people and are concentrated in an area known...
www.springknow.com /Sorbs.html   (520 words)

  
 THE HISTORY OF THE SORBS/WENDS
Laba as either Wends or Sorbs, while in Slavic literature these people are called Polabian Slavs.
Lusatians or Sorbs) were a western Slavic people who occupied the southern Baltic region bounded at various periods by the
In addition to the DBM rules, I relied on bits and pieces of information gleaned from the Hammond Atlas of World History, Gwyn Jones' "A History of the Vikings," Skip Knox's Thesis on The Destruction and Conversion of the Wends and other web sources in preparing this piece.
wanclik.free.fr /sorbs1.htm   (4210 words)

  
 The Sorbs or Wendish People
In the Middle Ages, Wend was the German name for all West Slavs, however, and as a result it came to symbolize the Germanization of the Wends that began in the 9th century with the Carolingians and continued through the Weimar Republic and the Nazi period.
The most recent study is George R Nielsen, in search of a Home: The Wends (Sorbs) on the Australian and Texas Frontiers (Birmingham, England, 1977).
Source materials on the Texas Wends are to be found in the Concordia Historical Institute, St Louis, Mo., and the Texas District Archives of the Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod in Austin.
members.aol.com /BeallComp/wends.htm   (2605 words)

  
 Abstract of the Wends in Australia by Jozica Gerden and Stane Marn
Recognised by the so-called "Urnfield culture", they are called Lusatian Sorbs, or Wends, as they are named all Polabian Slavs.
In the middle of the 19th Century Sorbs had experienced political and cultural turmoils under the Germans, besides many wars and economic difficulties.
Therefore around 30000 Lusatian Wends had emigrated to Australia and Texas USA.
www.angelfire.com /country/veneti/GerdenMarnAustralia.html   (344 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Wends (Peoples (except New World)) - Encyclopedia
Wends or Sorbs, Slavic people (numbering about 60,000) of Brandenburg and Saxony, E Germany, in Lusatia.
They speak Lusatian (also known as Sorbic or Wendish), a West Slavic language with two main dialects: Upper Lusatian, nearer to Czech, and Lower Lusatian, nearer to Polish.
However, a group of Slavic-speaking Wends has maintained itself to the present day in Lusatia.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/W/Wends.html   (341 words)

  
 DOMOWINA, Unions of Lusatian Sorbs Sorben Wenden Serbja   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
DOMOWINA, Unions of Lusatian Sorbs Sorben Wenden Serbja
Sorbs (Wends) in the Upper und Lower Lusatia
Domowina is an independent and self-supported umbrella organizantion for Sorbs and Sorbian organizations committed to free and democratic procedures and has the following aims:
gcjm.dyndns.org /sw/inhalt06/domowina/eng/homepage.htm   (251 words)

  
 Projekat Rastko - Luzica / Project Rastko - Lusatia
History of the Sorbs / Wends in Germany
The Sorbs or Wendish People in Texas (Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, 1980)
A tiny minority fights extinction: The Sorbs - Germany's 'Amish' (The Christian Science Monitor, Thursday, December 2, 1999)
www.rastko.org.yu /rastko-lu/autori/index.html   (1856 words)

  
 Sorbs : QuicklyFind Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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They belong to the same language group as the Poles, Czechs, Slovaks and Kashubian s, and are also known as Lusatian Sorbs or Serbs of Luzice.
Most Slavs in the area were Germanized or driven away during the German Drang nach Osten of the 12th and 13th centuries.
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 Wends
Wends or Sorbs, Slavic people (numbering about 60,000) of Brandenburg and Saxony, E Germany, in
and hence are known also in English as Lusatian Sorbs or Serbs.
The Smallest Slavonic Nation: The Sorbs of Lusatia
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 RootsWeb: GSV-L [GSV] lusatian sorbs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 FUEN PUBLICATIONS ENGLISH
The executive committee of the Domowina -the Union of the Lusatian Sorbs- dealed
The FUEN supports the requests of the Lusatian Sorbs and asks the responsible
against Susann Schenk who was suggested by the Sorbs.
www.fuen.org /pages/english/e_5a_2002.html   (2486 words)

  
 sorbian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Sorbs, also known as Lusatian Sorbs or Wends, are descendants of the Western Slavic tribes which took possession of the territory known as Lusatia
Although soon separated from other Slavic speakers, the Poles and Czechs, by
successive waves of Germanic conquerors during the Middle Ages, the Sorbs
www.brindin.com /sorbian.htm   (112 words)

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