The Chernoles culture is an iron age archaeological unit dating ca. 750–200 BC. It was located in the forest-steppe between the Dniester and Dnieper Rivers, in what is now northern Ukraine. Iron Age Axe found on Gotland This article is about the archaeological period known as the Iron Age, for the mythological Iron Age see Iron Age (mythology). ... Length 1350 km Elevation of the source - m Average discharge - mÂ³/s Area watershed 62,000 kmÂ² Origin Ukraine Mouth Black Sea Basin countries Ukraine, Moldova The river Dniester (Polish: Dniestr, Ukrainian: ÐÐ½ÑÑÑÐµÑ, Romanian: Nistru, Russian: ÐÐ½ÐµÑÑÑ, Latin: Tyras) is a river in Eastern Europe. ... Length 2,290 km Elevation of the source - m Average discharge 1670 mÂ³/s Area watershed 516,300 kmÂ² Origin Russia Mouth Black Sea Basin countries Russia, Belarus, Ukraine The Dnieper River (Russian: ÐÐ½ÐµÐ¿Ñ/Dnepr; Belarusian: ÐÐ½ÑÐ¿ÑÐ¾/Dnyapro; Ukrainian: ÐÐ½ÑÐ¿ÑÐ¾/Dnipro) is a river (2,290 km length) which flows from Russia through...
It formed north of the Zarubintsy culture and east of the Przeworsk culture, apparently in the same place Herodotus (4:17) placed his "Scythian farmers". It is the site of very ancient Slavichydronyms (river names). The Zarubintsy culture was one of the major archaeological cultures which flourished in the area north of the Black Sea along the upper Dnieper and Pripyat Rivers, stretching west towards the Vistula Basin from the 3rd or 2nd centuries BC until the 2nd century AD. It was identified ca 1899... The green area is the Przeworsk culture in the first half of the 3rd century. ... Ä ÄÇÄ ÄÃÄÅ· ÄÅÄ ÃÃ² Bust of Herodotus Herodotus of Halicarnassus (Greek: ÎÎ¡ÎÎÎÎ¤ÎÎ£, Herodotos) was an ancient historian who lived in the 5th century BC (484 BC-ca. ... Scythia was an area in Eurasia inhabited in ancient times by an Indo-Aryans known as the Scythians. ... Slav, Slavic or Slavonic can refer to: Slavic peoples Slavic languages Slavic mythology Church Slavonic language Old Church Slavonic language Slavonian can also refer to Slavonia, a region in eastern Croatia. ...
The most interesting thing about this culture is that it is a viable candidate for being the place the Proto-Slavic language coalesced. This article or section should include material from Common Slavonic Proto-Slavic is a reconstructed language which is a common ancestor of all Slavic languages. ...
James P. Mallory, "Chernoles Culture", Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997.
It is contemporaneous to (and located mostly just to the north of) the Chernyakhov culture, which corresponds to the multi-ethnic Gothic kingdom, Oium, that was established in south-western Ukraine in the second century and ended by the invasion of the Huns in late fourth century.
There is very little evidence of the division of labor, although in one case a village belonging to the Kiev culture was preparing thin strips of antlers to be further reworked into the well-known Gothic antler combs, in a nearby Chernyakhov culture village.
The Kiev culture ends its existence with the invasion of the Huns, and after a turbulent period in European history, its descendants—the Slavic Prague-Korchak, Penkovo and Kolochino cultures—are re-established in the sixth century in Eastern Europe.
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