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Topic: Southern Slavs

  Slavic peoples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Slavs   (1504 words)

 Slavs of America, Origin of Slavs & A little Slavic History
"The East Slavs, ancestors of the Russians, the Ukrainians, and the Belarussians.
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.freeservers.com   (811 words)

 Slavic peoples Information - TextSheet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Slavs have their origin from the Indo-European family.
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.
Prehistorically, the Slavs, like all putative Indoeuropeanss, inhabited a region in Asia, from which they migrated in the 3rd or 2nd millennium BC to populate parts of eastern Europe.
jaded.sferahost.com /encyclopedia/s/sl/slavic_peoples_1.html   (1212 words)

Until late in the Middle Ages it was retained by the Slavs of Novgorod in Northern Russia and by the Slavs in Macedonia and Albania.
The southern Slavs have held this theory from the earliest period up to the present time with the evident intention to base on it their claims to the Church Slavonic in the Liturgy.
However, the contrary is the case; the original home of the Slavs and the region from which their migrations began is to be sought in the basin of the Dnieper and in the region extending to the Carpathians and the Vistula.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14042a.htm   (7665 words)

 Slavic peoples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.
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.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/slavic_peoples_1   (1340 words)

 Slav history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hypotheses of Slavs birth can be divided into two basic streams, which is allowable to name "Moscow" one and "Petersburg" one.
Southern Slavs (ancestors of Bolgars, Serbs, Croatians, Macedonians etc.) have got in sphere of influence of a civilization of the Mediterranean and is faster than others have accepted Christianity.
To tell the truth, value of the last was sharply reduced after route of Khazar Empire (the main contender of Slavs) by the Kiev prince Svjatoslav in 965.
ccc.domaindlx.com /myths/Slavs.htm   (1160 words)

 Utah History Encyclopedia
Southern Slavs, comprising Slovenes, Croats, and Serbs, formed another aspect of the "new" immigration that arrived in Utah in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Southern Slav involvement in the strikes of 1903, 1922, and especially in 1933 proved significant.
In 1933 Slavs were the main supporters of the National Miners Union strike that eventually led to the recognition of the United Mine Workers of America.
www.media.utah.edu /UHE/s/SOUTHSLAVS.html   (1215 words)

 Aryan Unity - Slavs are Aryans
As long as the German tribes which first clashed with the Slavs and tried to push them back were pagans like their opponents and hardly better organized politically, the chances were almost even in spite of the more warlike character of the Germans.
These Slavs, soon converted to the Christian faith, were under the leadership of Chrovatos whose name, probably Iranian, was taken by his people, later known as Croats, while other tribes of the same group received the name of Serbs (in the West).
The southern branch of that Turkish people, who as a whole had played such an important but rather transitory role in Eurasia and the steppes north of the Black Sea, had already mixed with the Slavic tribes of the Antes in that region.
www.aryanunity.com /slavs.html   (4941 words)

 FAQ server : Bulgaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The eastern Slavs were strongly influenced by the culture of the Byzantine Empire.
Western Slavs form a group that includes the Czechs; the Slovaks; the Poles; and the Wends, who also are known as Sorbs or Lusatians.
Southern Slavs are a group composed of the Bulgarians, the Croats, the Macedonians, the Serbs, and the Slovenes.
www.cs.columbia.edu /~radev/cgi-bin/faqserver.cgi?slavs   (476 words)

 The Alekseev Manuscript - Chapter VIII - Iron Age in Eurasia
Slavs are located in the eastern section of what is now the Republic of Czech, in southern Poland, and in eastern Ukraine.
The southern Slavs: Slovenes, Serbo-Croats, and Bulgarians are seperated from the main body by the Germans of Austria and the Magyars both of whom occupy soil once Slavonic.
Linguistically the southern Slavs are not sharply divided; however the political boundaries are clearly marked: the kingdom of Serbia; the kingdom of Montenegro; the Turkish provinces of Old Serbia and Novibazar; Bosnia and Herzegovina; the coastline and islands of Istria and Dalmatia; the kingdom of Croatia; and outlying colonies in Hungary and in Italy.
www.drummingnet.com /alekseev/ChapterVIII.html   (8583 words)

 Bulgarian history on stamps - the Slavs
Apparently the land of origin of the Slavs is the present-day territory of Poland, Belarus and Ukraine.
In the middle of the 5th century the Southern Slavs inhabited a large territory to the North of the Danube River in the present lands of Hungary and Romania.
The disunited Slav tribes in Greece, Macedonia and Thrace were brought under the sway of the Byzantine empire.
stamps.dir.bg /history/slavs.htm   (322 words)

 Bulgaria - a brief history ouline - The Slavs
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.
The Slavs, on their part, coming in touch with a more civilized world, quickly mastered the new instruments of labour and the art of warfare.
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
Since the Slavs continued the practice of cremation well into the early centuries of the present millennium, skeletons from the period of unity are non-existent, and those from the early centuries of expansion are not abundant.
The Slavs, like all the other Indo-European-speaking peoples whom we have been able to trace, were originally Nordic, and there is no suggestion in their early remains, in the regions studied, of the numerically predominant brachycephalic racial increments which today are considered typically Slavic.
However, the Slavs who migrated to southern Hungary, like the Germanic Gepidae before them, mixed with a local short-statured, broad-faced, and broad-nosed brachycephalic people, who, antedating the historic arrival of the Magyars, were descended from the central Asiatic Avars.
www.snpa.nordish.net /chapter-VI7.htm   (1788 words)

 PlanetPapers - Pan-Slavism
Slavs were so disunited that although they shared a common nationality, there was ignorance, hatred, and oppression of each other.
In 1848, he published an article called “Slav and Czech”, in which he stated that the name Slav is and should always remain a geographical name.
Since Slavs were very diverse, they argued that Slavism was not a nationality, because language, customs, and government determined a nationality.
www.planetpapers.com /Assets/3453.php   (940 words)

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Additional information on Slavs: in an area extending along the Baltic coast west of Rugen Island to the Vistula River are the sea coast provinces of Pomerania (as per Arutiunov, Obodrite-Polabian was the extinct language of Pomerania).
Slovenian [Obodrites, Polabian Slavs, Veletians, and Venedi are all extinct.
Ossetic is spoken in southern Russia and in the Caucasus.
www.drummingnet.com /alekseev/Lecture9.doc   (11390 words)

 Congress of the Slavs in Prague (1848)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Congress of the Slavs in Prague (1848), organized June 2-12, meant as a manifestation of power, unity and vigilance of the Slavs, endangered in their existence by the plans of unification of Germany and nationalistic policy of the Hungarians.
For the South Slavs, the danger of magy arization was the main concern and this led to an inevitable conflict with the Poles.
Some Czech politicians (Václav Hanka) saw the best future for the Slav people in their gathering around Russia; such ideas found a certain approval among the southern Slavs, as well as among Ruthenians in Galicia, especially during weaker moments of the Viennese government; they were, however, stringly opposed by the Poles.
www.ohiou.edu /~Chastain/ac/congslav.htm   (614 words)

 Slovenia: history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
One of the southern Slav groups, the Slovenes occupied what is now Slovenia and the land to the north of this region in the 6th century AD.
The first glimmer of hope for a union of southern Slavs (Slavs, Serbs and Croats) emerged in the 1870s.
However, when the southern region opted to join Austria in 1920, the second plebiscite was not held, and both regions remained part of Austria.
gbgm-umc.org /country_profiles/country_history.cfm?Id=147   (1719 words)

 The 'Slavic Phenotype'? - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As far as I know southern slavs are mostly of mediterranian type like the majority of Italians, for example.
Slavs in Russia or Poland can be of nordic, baltic, dinaric, alpine anthropological types so it is hard to describe a typical slavic look in words only.
Southern Slavs do look different, but there are common looks between all Slavs...sometimes I look at someone and have a hunch that they are Slavic -whether they are Serbian or Ukrainian.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=89323   (819 words)

 Yugoslavs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Illyrian movement sought to identify Southern Slavs with ancient Illyrians and to construct the "Illyrian" literary language which would unite not only Serbian and Croatian, but also Slovenian.
Some Serbian writers contended that all Southern Slavs (or at least those speaking Serbo-Croatian) were Serbs, some Croatian writers thought that they were all Croats.
In 1929, King Alexander sought to resolve a deep political crisis brought on by ethnic tensions by assuming dictatorial powers, renaming the country "Kingdom of Yugoslavia", and officially pronouncing that there is one single Yugoslav nation with three tribes.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/Y/Yugoslavs.htm   (647 words)

 Slavs Are Aryans! - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Apperantly there are people that believe that the Slavs are not white or they are the "second-sort-white", it is probably because many WN sympathize Hitler, and the whole "Russian means Red" issue.
Anyway, Slavs are our racial brethren and to view them as anything but such is to them a great disservice for they have been fighting Jewish oppression for hundreds of years.
Slavs are White Europeans, of civil demeanor; in my eyes they fulfill the necessary criteria to be counted among the Aryans.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=25371   (5863 words)

 Toward Political Organization
The choice of that place is significant because it was situated at the extreme southern border of the Moravian State, near the Byzantine frontier and far away from the bases of German political and ecclesiastical power.
On land, through the Rumania of the future, and particularly across the Black Sea, the Eastern Empire, which together with the Southern Slavs was cut off from Central Europe by pagan and later Catholic Hungary, communicated in war and peace with the distant East Slavic territory which was to become an offshoot of Orthodox Christendom.
The later tenth century is therefore the decisive transition period between the early background of the whole East Central European region and its medieval development into a group of independent Christian states at the border of both the Eastern and the restored Western Empire and of their respective spheres of influence.
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 boys clothing: European royalty--Yugoslavia
At the beginning of the 6th century, during the reign of Justin I (518-527), a raid of Slavs (Antis), who lived in steppes north of the mouth of the Danube, was mentioned in Byzantum records for the first time.
The independence of the southern Slavs had been a dream for the centuries of Ottoman rule, despite their profound religious and cultural difference which continue in the countries formed from Yugoslavia today.
The subsequent formation by the southern Slavs of an exile committe promoting national unity paved the way for the creation of a Yugoslav state.
histclo.hispeed.com /royal/yug/ry-hist.htm   (1536 words)

 Department of Southern and Western Slavic History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The study of the history of southern and western Slavs in Russia dates back to the first half of the 19th century, but a specialized department in Moscow State University was created only in 1939.
Up to this very day, the department of history of Southern and Western Slavs at Moscow State University is unique in the Russian Federation, though courses on the history of foreign Slavic peoples are included in the curriculum of practically every 'classical' university in the country.
Staff members are working with a newly exerted energy in locating and publishing archival documents and materials on the history of western and southern Slavs.
www.hist.msu.ru /English/departments/Slavs/info.htm   (831 words)

 Southern Slav States
A number of slav tribes had settled in the Balkans in the 7th century, and slowly moved out of the direct domination of the Byzantines.
Pavao Subic was forced to cede control of Southern Bosnia to Stjepan Kotromanic (died 1353); and, in 1314, Mladen II ceded the banate of Bosnia to him.
In the southern region called Hum or Chelm, a local ban called Stjepan Vukcic Kosaca (died 1466) had proclaimed himself duke or herceg in 1448, and is recognized by the Holy Roman Empire as duke of Saint-Abbas or Saint-Sava in some texts (whence the name Hercegovina for that area).
www.heraldica.org /topics/national/yugoslav.htm   (3011 words)

 The Slavs and Their Neighbors
In general, however, it was the eastern branch of the Slavs, first called Antes in the earliest sources and later known under the enigmatic name of Rus, which as a natural consequence of their geographical situation had already had the closest relations with the various Asiatic invaders of eastern Europe in the prehistoric period.
The series of marches which were supposed to protect the German territory and serve as stepping stones of further expansion, started with the Northern march which was created toward the end of the ninth century at the expense of the Obotrites, the Slavic population of what was later called Mecklenbnrg.
These Slavs, soon converted to the Christian faith, were under the leadership of Chrovatos whose name, probably Iranian, was taken by his people, later known as Croats, while other tribes of the same group received the name of Serbs, which according to some authorities would be derived from servus (slave).
victorian.fortunecity.com /wooton/34/halecki/2.htm   (4330 words)

 Other: Southern Slavs :: 0 A.D. :: Wildfire Games
The general trend, which Slav attacks followed, consisted of quick raids, followed by swift withdrawal north of the Danube before the Byzantine army in the VI.c., and intended settlement in the VII.
The Slavs were masters of the siege, having excellent catapults, rams and ladders, with which they stormed the fortified Byzantine cities.
The Slavs inhabited small villages; their houses, called "zemlyanki" in Bulgarian, were small and barrow-like, meaning they did not build them, but rather "dug" them.
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