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Galatz is built on a slight eminence among the marshes which line the intervening shore and form, beside the western bank of the Pruth, the shallow mere called Lake Bratych (Brate.gul), more than 5o sq.
With the disappearance, towards the close of the 19th century, of most of its older quarters in which the crooked, ill-paved streets and insanitary houses were liable to be flooded every year, the city improved rapidly.
Galatz is the chief Moldavian port of entry, approached by three waterways, the Danube, Sereth and Pruth, down which there is a continual volume.
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  GALATZ - LoveToKnow Article on GALATZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
S.W. of Galatz, and by the Pruth 10 m.
With the disappearance, towards the close of the I9th century, of most of its older quarters in which the crooked, illpaved streets and insanitary houses were liable to, be flooded every year, the city improved rapidly.
Galatz is the chief Moldavian port of entry, approached by three waterways, the Danube, Sereth and Pruth, down which there is a continual volume-of traffic, except in mid-winter; and by the railways which intersect all the richest portions of the country.
63.1911encyclopedia.org /G/GA/GALATZ.htm   (453 words)

  
 BESSARABIA - LoveToKnow Article on BESSARABIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lagoons fringe the lower course of the Pruth and the coast of the Black Sea, and marshy ground exists beside the Reuth and other tributaries of the Dniester.
Both the Dnicster and the Pruth are important waterways commercially, the former being navigable up to Mogilev and the latter to Leovo (46 30 N. lat.).
Kagul, on the Pruth, and Reni on the Danube (the place to which Alexander of Bulgaria was carried when kidnapped by the Russians in 1886), are small, but lively, river-ports.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BE/BESSARABIA.htm   (862 words)

  
 Husi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Huşi is a city in the Vaslui, Romania on a branch of the Iasi-Galati railway, 9 miles West of the river Pruth and the Moldovan frontier.
The city is said to have been founded in the 15th century by a colony of Hussites, from whom its name is derived.
The Treaty of the Pruth between Russia and Turkey was signed here in 1711.
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/h/hu/husi.html   (130 words)

  
 Husi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Huşi is a city in the Vaslui, Romania on a branch of the Iasi-Galati railway, 9 miles West of the river Pruth and the Moldovan frontier.
The city is said to have been founded in the 15th century by a colony of Hussites, from whom its name is derived.
The Treaty of the Pruth between Russia and Turkey was signed here in 1711.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/h/hu/husi.html   (115 words)

  
 Bukovina - Handbook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Between the Pruth and the Dniester the Bukovina-Bessarabia boundary is marked partly by the Rakitna, partly by a smaller stream and some intervening hills.
The Pruth, one of the largest tributaries of the Danube, flows right across the country at its narrowest part, parallel with the Dniester, through a valley which is wide and open to the north, but on the south merges into a mountainous district.
The population, according to the census of 1910, was 800,098, and was estimated at 818,328 in 1913.
www.jewishgen.org /Yizkor/bukovina/buk001.html   (4505 words)

  
 1710-11. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Seeking to advance in the Black Sea area and raise a Balkan revolt against the sultan, Peter the Great provoked a confrontation with the Ottomans.
His army crossed the Pruth into Moldavia (July 1711) but was soon surrounded by the Ottoman army and sued for peace.
The agreement signed at the Pruth (July 21, 1711) provided the basis for the definitive peace treaty concluded in June 1713.
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 Jim & Deb - Alaska Trip 2005: Pruth Bay (Calvert Island)
Pruth Bay is at the point where Kwakhsua Channel turns north and is just west of the Inside Passage route through Fitz Hugh Sound.
This entire area is part of the newly renamed Hakai Luxvbalis Conservancy Area, a huge provincial park that incorporates the northern half of Calvert Island, the southern two-thirds of Hunter Island, and Goose Island.
We didn't see any other cruisers yesterday and we were the only boat in Pruth Bay last night, but we have been joined by two other trawlers for tonight, we also had visitors from the Canadian Coast Guard and then separately, the RCMP.
jimyeates.typepad.com /alaska_2005/2005/06/pruth_bay_calvr.html   (483 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - BESSARABIA:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Government in southwest Russia; separated by the Pruth and Danube from Rumania on the west, by the Dniester from Podolia and Kherson on the north and east, and bordering on the Black Sea from the Sulina mouth of the Danube to the estuary of Ovidiopol.
At the beginning of 1840 the petition of eight Austrian Jews, for the privilege of retail trade in timber along the entire course of the Dniester river, was transmitted to the minister of finances, who called for a report on the matter by the governor-general of New Russia, M. Vorontzov.
These were granted as an experiment for two years, and in 1842 were extended for an additional four years.
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 Travels In Galicia In 1843
The district of the Pruth is all but entirely occupied by the Moldavians or Walachians; the Rusniaks have taken possession of the Dniester, and all its tributary rivers; and the lands of the Bug and Vistula are occupied by the Poles.
This is the case the whole way from the Pruth to Stanislavov and Stry, where the highest points of the mountains are never more than seven or eight miles from the traveller, and yet are never visible to him.
In the Pruth valley we noticed the peculiar race of fat tailed sheep, common in Walachia; they are plentiful here, as thoughout Moldavia and Walachia, and from these districts they have spread through South Russia, where they are known as Walachian sheep.
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 Husi - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Husi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Huşi is a city in the county of Vaslui, Romania on a branch of the Iaşi-Galaţi railway, 9 miles West of the river Pruth and the Moldovan frontier.
The cathedral was built in 1491 by Ştefan cel Mare of Moldavia.
The city is said to have been founded in the 15th century by a colony of Hussites led by Jan Huss, from whom its name is derived.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Husi.html   (138 words)

  
 Electronic Text Archive
Bessarabia, as occupied by the Russians in 1812, comprised the Moldavian districts of Greceni, Codru, Hotarniceni, Orhei, Soroca, and parts of Jassy and Carligatura, which lay on both sides of the Pruth; the Turkish sanjaks (raias) of Hotin, Bender, Akkerman, Kilia, Ismail and Reni; and the Budjak or Tatarlyk, just evacuated by the Tartars.
The archives of Kishineff are still full of complaints from headmen of the villages, about exactions and outrages at the hands of the Russian troops; and word had spread among the peasants that the Russian system of serfdom was to be introduced, in place of the mild Moldavian land-tenure.
So serious was the danger of depopulation that the Pruth was lined with garrisons to prevent Moldavians from crossing; and the government started a rumor all over Bessarabia that the plague was raging in Moldavia proper, which was not the case.
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 Dracula by Bram Stoker: Chapter 26 (continued) - The Literature Page
I have examined the map and find that the river most suitable for the Slovaks to have ascended is either the Pruth or the Sereth.
Of course it may not be either the Sereth or the Pruth, but we may possibly investigate further.
Now of these two, the Pruth is the more easily navigated, but the Sereth is, at Fundu, joined by the Bistritza which runs up round the Borgo Pass.
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 brit-11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It is picturesquely situated on a height above the right bank of the river Pruth, which is crossed here by two bridges, of which one is a railway bridge.
Czernowitz is a clean, pleasant town of recent date, and is the seat of the Greek orthodox archbishop or metropolitan of Bukovina.
On the opposite bank of the Pruth, at a very little distance to the N., is situated the town of Sadagora (pop.
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 Hakai Beach Resort - The Pruth Lodge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Pruth Lodge is a 10,000 square foot cedar log building nestled amongst a lush west coast cedar, hemlock and spruce forest and located three hundred feet north of the Calvert Lodge.
In addition to the queen beds, a number of suites have two double beds upstairs in the loft and are excellent for families or groups of three to four guests.
The large Sundeck on the front of the lodge over looks Pruth Bay and is a great place to relax and watch the Eagles battle it out for air supremacy with the contentious Ravens.
www.hakai.com /hbrhtml/pruth.html   (437 words)

  
 Sailing Vessel Chessie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Toward the southern end of Fitz Hugh Sound is Pruth Bay where a short walks takes you to what is supposed to be the longest, white sand beach in Canada.
About 100 yards out the left-hand most whale slaps the surface (loudly) with his tail (truly) and the whole line abreast changes course about ten degrees to their left to widen the passing distance.
The heavy fog has returned along the coast and we elect to pass the white sands of Pruth (we are from southern California after all and have to apologize to no one for beach's) and stay with a more direct course to Cape Caution and slightly shorter journey.
www.svchessie.com   (1239 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Pruth: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Danubian Principalities on 6 March 1821, by crossing the River Pruth from Russian territory.
The next obvious boundary ahead was the Pruth, which meets the Danube a hundred miles or so from...
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 KHOTIN WAR, 1621
The survivors were divided as follows; 200 Cossacks who concealed themselves on the right bank of the Pruth in woods and about 100 occupying rocky caverns on the left bank near the road on which the Sultan's forces must approach when moving to Khotin.
Running from their refuge, half-blinded from smoke, the warriors fired from their bows but were killed by the Yataghan.
Against 2 sotin's of Cossacks deployed on the opposite bank of the Pruth the Sultan directed Janissaries with cannon.
www.xenophon-mil.org /ukraine/khotin/khotinwa.htm   (2085 words)

  
 The NDSU Libraries: Germans From Russia
In 1420, at the first invasion by the Turks, sovereignty could still be maintained, until the beginning of the 16th century when the country fell under the supremacy of the Turkish Sultan; however, it maintained the right to free elections, kept its administrative autonomy and its own legislation.
During the course of the Russian-Turkish War the region is repeatedly occupied by the Russian army: Bukovinia falls to Austria in 1774, and after the Russian-Turkish War of 1806-1812 the Turks had, according to the peace treaty of Bucharest, to cede the area between the Pruth and the Dnestr rivers to the Russian Czar.
The dream of a union with the West has vanished, because the EC is not interested in another backward agrarian country-and cannot and will not finance the restructuring of the Moldovan economy.
www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu /grhc/media/newspapers/news/old_news/salzer.html   (1582 words)

  
 Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency — Volume 09 eBook
The Czar, annoyed by the protection the Porte had accorded to the King of Sweden (in retirement at Bender), made an appeal to arms, and fell into the same error as that which had occasioned the defeat of the King of Sweden by him.
The Turks drew him to the Pruth across deserts supplied with nothing; if he did not risk all, by a very unequal battle, he must perish.
The Czar was at the head of sixty thousand men: he lost more than thirty thousand on the Pruth, the rest were dying of hunger and misery; and he, without any resources, could scarcely avoid surrendering himself and his forces to the Turks.
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 Husi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For the city in the Pescadores Islands, see Huxi.
Huşi is a city in the county of Vaslui, Romania on a branch of the Iaşi-Galaţi railway, nine miles west of the river Pruth and the Moldovan frontier.
The cathedral was built in 1491 by Ştefan cel Mare of Moldavia.
www.ufaqs.com /wiki/en/hu/Husi.htm   (122 words)

  
 Prut River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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The Prut, or Pruth river (Ukrainian: Прут) is 953 km long, originating in the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine and flowing southeast to join the Danube river near Reni, east of Galaţi.
Known in antiquity as Pyretus or Porata river.
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 Prut: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
or Pruth both: proot, river, c.530 mi (850 km) long, rising in the Carpathian Mts., W Ukraine, and flowing generally SE to the Danube River at Reni.
By the Peace of the Pruth (1711) Peter I of Russia restored Azov to the Turks (see Russo-Turkish Wars).
PRUT or Pruth both: proot, river, c.530 mi (850 km) long, rising in the Carpathian Mts., W Ukraine, and flowing generally SE to the Danube River at Reni.
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 Electronic Text Archive
One of the great surprises of the traveler in Bessarabia is the terrific gradients which his automobile has to negotiate every few miles, in a country which he at first judges to be gently rolling prairie.
The Pruth is gradually recovering its former usefulness; under the Russians much grain went down the Pruth to the Danube.
Along the Black Sea we find the same "slews" and lakes which are so characteristic of our own western prairies; some are altogether detached, while some connect with the Dniester or the sea; and all are full of fish, which constitute one of the chief resources of southern Bessarabia.
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 baed883
River Baths in the Pruth, by the bridge.
At the S. end of the town lies the Volksgarten (with a railwaystation), a favourite resort with shady walks, containing the Schützenhaus (Restaurant), the Public Baths, and the Botanical Garden (to the S.W.).
Pleasant walks may be taken to the Banaid Grove on the Bischofsberg, which affords a good view of the town, and to the (2l/4 M.) wood of Horecza, near the interesting old church of which a fine survey of the valley of the Pruth is enjoyed.
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 Exploring Hakai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is a rather desolate-looking navigation buoy in Queen Charlotte Sound that we passed while heading north past Cape Caution early on the first official day of the trip.
That afternoon, we took the dinghy to the Hakai Beach Resort in Pruth Bay at the head of Kwakshua Channel to walk across to the West Beach.
Looking east into Pruth Bay and down Kwakshua Channel, this is definitely the most popular anchorage in the area.
research.microsoft.com /~jamesrh/Boating/HakaiRecreationArea2002/Hakai1.htm   (1321 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Rumania
A kingdom in the Balkan Peninsula, situated between the Black Sea, the Danube, the Carpathian Mountains, and the Pruth.
Rumanians are generally regarded as the descendants of the Dacians, a branch of the ancient Thracians; they dwelt north of the Danube in the territory now known as Transylvania, and formed at the beginning of the Christian era a comparatively well-organized state.
War of 1806-12, the eastern portion of the country between the Pruth and the Dniester (Bessarabia) being ceded by Turkey to Russia.
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 Ottoman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
But very soon the Turks recovered their losses to defeat him decisively on the Pruth on 28th July 1711.
Instead of taking Peter the Great captive, which would have radically altered the course of history, he contented himself - greatly to the disgust of Carl XII - with a truce.
Peter the Great was forced by the terms of the Treaty of Pruth to withdraw the permanent ambassador to Constantinople and to abandon his negotiators, Shafirov and Sheremetyev, to the Turks as hostages.
www.theottomans.org /english/history/history1700_2.asp   (340 words)

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