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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Slavs
Slavs is to be sought in the region of the Danube.
Slavs, as early as the era of the Hunnish ruler Attila, or of the migrations of the
Slavs in the Balkans and in the southern districts of the
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14042a.htm   (7062 words)

  
 [Projekat Rastko] Valentin V. Sedov: Slavs in the Early Middle Ages
In the 8th century another group of the Slavs represented by Rüssen antiquities (ancestors of the Sorbs) populated the basins of the Elbe and the Saale.
At the end of the 7th century the Slavs of Imen'kovo culture under the pressure of the Bulgars-Turks had to leave the Middle Volga and settle the left bank of the Dnieper where the Ants lived.
In the conclusion (p.385) it is stated that the wide Slavs migration of the beginning of the Middle Ages had greatly destroyed the ethno-tribal structure of the last Common-Slavic period.
www.rastko.org.yu /arheologija/vsedov-slavs_2.html   (1291 words)

  
 Slavs. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The ancestors of the Slavs were Neolithic tribes who occupied this territory a few centuries before the Christian era, and the similarities of these Proto-Slavs to the Proto-Balts has led to a theory of a Proto-Baltic Slav period (see Balts).
The Slavs were probably dominated in succession by the Scythians and the Sarmatians (both Iranian tribes), by the Goths, by the Huns, and by the Avars, in whose westward expansion they shared and whose slaves they often were.
Charlemagne temporarily subdued the Slavs E of the Elbe, and German eastward expansion, which permanently pushed the Slavs beyond the Oder River, came in the 12th cent.
www.bartleby.com /65/sl/Slavs.html   (724 words)

  
 Slavs of America, Origin of Slavs & A little Slavic History
The West Slavs, ancestors of the Poles, the Czechs, and the Slovaks.
And the South Slavs, ancestors of the Bulgarians, the Serbs, and the Croatians"
Slavs use the Cyrillic and the Latin alphabets.
slavs.freeservers.com   (808 words)

  
 Government portal :: SLAVS
From that places at the beginning of the VII century Slavs began to settle apart in all directions.
Slavs were settling apart from their pre-Slavic lands gradually still keeping connections with their previous motherland.
Slavs moved up to new lands mainly as colonists not as invaders.
www.kmu.gov.ua /control/en/publish/article?art_id=44089968&cat_id=44166979   (682 words)

  
 Bulgaria - a brief history ouline - The Slavs
The migration of the Slavs to the South of the Danube was in fact so pervasive that Byzantium lost considerably its control over the better part of the Peninsula.
With the arrival of the Slavs, slave forms of dependence of farmers on the big landowners in the Balkans were replaced by the free rural communes.
By the mid-seventh century the Slavs of the Bulgarian group were almost two centuries ahead of the rest of the Slavs, standing on the threshold of the formation of a state organization.
www.digsys.bg /books/history/slavs.html   (561 words)

  
 The Slavs | Slovakia
Slavs are members of the most numerous ethnic and linguistic body of peoples in Europe, residing chiefly in eastern and southeastern Europe but extending also across northern Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Prehistorically, the original habitat of the Slavs was Asia, from which they migrated in the 3rd or 2nd millennium BC to populate parts of eastern Europe.
As their lands were invaded by Mongols and Turks, however, the Russians and Balkan Slavs remained for centuries without any close contact with the European community; they evolved a system of bureaucratic autocracy and militarism that tended to retard the development of urban middle classes and to prolong the conditions of serfdom.
www.slovakia.org /society-slavs.htm   (585 words)

  
 Slavs — Infoplease.com
Slavs: Origins - Origins Ethnically the Slavs possess little unity, for they have mixed for centuries with other...
Slavs: Domination and Expansion - Domination and Expansion The Slavs were probably dominated in succession by the Scythians and the...
Sour Slavs in the slow lane; Eastern Europe.(Ukraine and Belarus, sour Slavs in the slow lane)(politics)
www.infoplease.com /ce6/society/A0845524.html   (345 words)

  
 Slavs: Domination and Expansion — FactMonster.com
The Slavs were probably dominated in succession by the Scythians and the Sarmatians (both Iranian tribes), by the Goths, by the Huns, and by the Avars, in whose westward expansion they shared and whose slaves they often were.
Charlemagne temporarily subdued the Slavs E of the Elbe, and German eastward expansion, which permanently pushed the Slavs beyond the Oder River, came in the 12th cent.
The history of the West Slavs and the South Slavs during the past three centuries is dominated by their struggles for liberation from Turkish, German, and Magyar domination.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/society/A0861128.html   (346 words)

  
 The Slavs - History for Kids!
Charlemagne captured so many Slavs and brought them back to France as slaves that their name has become the French (and English) word for slave (the Latin word was servus, which has become our word servant).
But most Slavs continued to live in Eastern Europe, where they gradually divided into three groups with distinct languages: the Polish Slavs in the north, the Balkan Slavs in the south, and the Russian Slavs in the East.
Most of the Balkan Slavs were eventually taken over by the Roman Empire, while the Polish Slavs and the Russian Slavs established their own empires.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/medieval/history/earlymiddle/slavs.htm   (372 words)

  
 SLAVISM.COM - Slavs and Slavic World - Slovak Language
something that is native to, characteristic of, or associated with the Slavs or Slavic.
Slav, Slavic, Slavonic, Slovenic, Slovene, Slovenian, Slovak, Slovakian
It is a west Slavic language, but in the east it borders on Ukrainian and Ruthenian and, before the arrival of Magyars (Hungarians) in the Danube basin, it had direct ties with the south Slavic languages (especially Slovene), some of whose features it has retained to this day.
www.slavism.com   (218 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Slavs in America
For two-thirds of that period no accurate figures of tongues or nationalities were kept, the immigrants being merely credited to the political governments or countries from which they came, but within the past twelve years more accurate data have been preserved.
Finnish tribe, which conquered, intermarried, and coalesced with the Slav inhabitants, and eventually gave their name to them.
The Magyars (Hungarians) came in from Asia and the East, and like a wedge divided this group of northern Slavs from those on the south.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14051a.htm   (5934 words)

  
 Slavs: Last news - Pravda.Ru
Slavs: Last news - Pravda.Ru 6 November 2007
Twenty-two bodies found in mass grave near Baghdad
The opinions and views of the authors do not always coincide with the point of view of PRAVDA.Ru's editors..
english.pravda.ru /filing/Slavs   (209 words)

  
 Slavs of New York!
Check out the Slavs of New York calendar on Eventful for more events this weekend!
New York's Slavic communities all in one place.
Click on the Slavs of New York list below to get the background, then click on the lables below to see what's been going on!
nycslav.blogspot.com   (2028 words)

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