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The Krivichs (Кривичи́ in Russian, Крывічы́ in Belarusian or Krivichi), a tribe of Early East Slavs between the 6th and the 12th centuries, which inhabited the upper reaches of the Volga, Dnieper, Western Dvina, the southern part of the Lake Peipus and parts of the Neman basin. The name of the tribe probably derives from the name of their forefather Prince Kriv, who bore the nickname of Krivoy ("Handicapped") due to some possible birth defect, or it may be derived from "kriv" or blood, thus their name can mean "related by blood".Kryvian (Krivian, Kriwi) - of or pertaining to the Kryvichy ([[Belarusian kriwi_album_cover_minsk_belarus {pd} File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... kriwi_album_cover_minsk_belarus {pd} File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Viewed historically or developmentally, a tribe consists of a social formation existing before the development of, or outside of, states. ... The East Slavs are the ethnic group that evolved into the Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian peoples. ... For other meanings of the word Volga see Volga (disambiguation) Волга Length 3,690 km Elevation of the source 225 m Average discharge  ? m³/s Area watershed 1. ... This article is about the river. ... The Daugava or Western Dvina (Russian: За́падная Двина́, Belarusan: Дзьвіна́, Latvian: Daugava, German: Düna, Polish Dźwina) is a river rising in the Valdai Hills flowing through Russia and Belarus, to drain into the Gulf of Riga, an arm of the Baltic Sea at Riga, Latvia. ... Lake Peipsi - Landsat satellite photo Lake Peipus (Estonian: Peipsi järv, Russian: Чудское озеро (Chud Lake), German: Peipus-See) is a large lake, on the border between Estonia and Russia in Eastern Europe. ... Neman: Neman_River - Eastern European river Neman, Russia - town in Russia This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... For the term related to television programmes, see watershed (television). ... For other meanings, see Prince (disambiguation). ... A congenital disorder is a medical condition or defect that is present at or before birth (for example, congenital heart disease). ...


It is likely that the Krivichs were the first of the East Slavs to leave the Pripyet Marshes in the 6th century and head northeast, absorbing scanty Finno-Ugric and Baltic tribes (the Krivichs couldn't move towards northwest or west because of their encounters with strong Lithuanian and Finnic tribes). The Krivichs played a big role in colonization of the area between the rivers of Volga and Klyazma. Together with the Dregovichs, they were the forefathers of the Belarusian nation. (5th century — 6th century — 7th century — other centuries) Events The first academy of the east the Academy of Gundeshapur founded in Persia by the Persian Shah Khosrau I. Irish colonists and invaders, the Scots, began migrating to Caledonia (later known as Scotland) Glendalough monastery, Wicklow Ireland founded by St. ... Geographical distribution of Finno-Ugric (Finno-Permic in blue, Ugric in green). ... Baltic can refer to: The Baltic Sea Council of the Baltic Sea States - an intergovernmental organization Baltic sea countries - countries with access to the Baltic Sea The term Baltic countries is sometimes used more or less synonymously for Northern Europe (Russia not included) The Baltic region (Balticum) Baltic States - the... Finnic (Fennic, sometimes Baltic Finnic) may refer to Finnish-similar languages spoken close to the Gulf of Finland, i. ... Colonization (or colonisation) is the act where life forms move into a distant area where their kind is sparse or not yet existing at all and set up new settlements in the area. ... Klyazma (Кля́зьма) is a river in Russia which is the left tributary of Oka. ... The Dregovichs (Дреговичи, Dregovichi in Russian; Дреговичі, Drehovychi in Ukrainian) were a tribe of Early East Slavs, which inhabited the territories down the stream of the Pripyat River and northern parts of the Right-bank Dnieper river (the borders of the tribes domain are still not eastablished to this... Belarusian can refer to: the Belarusian language the Belarusian people adjective for Belarus This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


The Krivichs left many archaeological monuments, such as the remnants of agricultural settlements with traces of ironworks, jeweler's art, blacksmith's work and other handicrafts; long kurgans of 6-9 centuries with cremated bodies; burial mounds of rich warriors with weapons (especially in the Gnezdovo kurgans); sets of distinctive jewelry (bracelet-like temporal rings and glass beads made out of streched wire). By the end of the first millennium, the Krivichs had already had well-developed farming and cattle-breeding. A reference to colonization, or the resulting communities. ... Ironworks at Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England An ironworks is a building or site where iron is smelted and where heavy iron products are made. ... Blacksmith Blacksmith at work Blacksmith at work Blacksmiths fire Hot metal work from a blacksmith A blacksmith is an artisan specializing in the hand-wrought manufacture of metal objects, such as wrought iron gates, grills, railings, light fixtures, furniture, sculpture, weapons, decorative and religious items, cooking utensils and tools. ... Handicraft, also known as craftwork or simply craft, is a type of work where useful and decorative devices are made completely by hand or using only simple tools. ... This article is about Bronze Age burial mounds and the Kurgan culture. ... The crematorium at Haycombe Cemetery, Bath, England. ... Alternate meanings of barrow: see Barrow_in_Furness for the town of Barrow in Cumbria, England; also Barrow, Alaska in the U.S.; also River Barrow in Ireland. ... A warrior is a person habitually engaged in combat. ... The bayonet, still used in war as both knife and spearpoint. ... Jewelry (spelled jewellery in British English) consists of ornamental devices worn by persons, typically made with gems and precious metals. ... Sarmatian bracelets from the Hermitage Museum. ... A bead is a small, decorative object that is pierced for threading or stringing. ... A millennium is a period of time equal to one thousand years. ... Farming, ploughing rice paddy, in Indonesia Agriculture is the process of producing food, feed, fiber and other desired products by cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). ...


Having settled around the Road from Varangians to Greeks, the Krivichs traded with the Varangians. The Trade Route from the Varangians to the Greeks (Путь «из варяг в греки» in Russian) was a trade route, which connected Scandinavia, Kievan Rus and the Byzantine Empire. ... The Varangians or Variags were Vikings who travelled eastwards from Sweden and Norway. ...


According to a number of chronicles, the Krivichs had had their own princely rule in the second half of the 9th century before becoming a part of the Kievan Rus. The Krivichs as a tribe, subjugated by Kiev, took part in Oleg's and Igor's military campaigns against the Byzantine Empire. Generally a chronicle (Latin chronica) is historical account of facts and events in chronological order. ... For other meanings, see Prince (disambiguation). ... ( 8th century - 9th century - 10th century - other centuries) Events Beowulf might have been written down in this century, though it could also have been in the 8th century Reign of Charlemagne, and concurrent (and controversially labeled) Carolingian Renaissance in western Europe Viking attacks on Europe begin Oseberg ship burial The... Kievan Rus′ (Ки́евская Ру́сь, Kievskaya Rus in Russian; Київська Русь, Kyivs’ka Rus’ in Ukrainian) was the early, mostly East Slavic¹ state dominated by the city of Kiev (ru: Ки́ев, Kiev; uk: Ки́їв, Kyiv), from about 880 to the middle of the 12th century. ... Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,642,486 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude 50°27′ N 30°30′ E Area code +044 Car plates  ? Twin towns Athenes, Brussels, Budapest, Chicago... Prince Oleg ( Norse name Helgu) was the East Slavic ruler who moved the capital of Rus from Novgorod the Great to Kiev. ... Burial of Igor the Old. ...


At the beginning of the 10th century the Principality of Polatsk was established in the territories of Kryvichy. The inhabitants of the Principality are several times referred to in the Chronicles as Kryvichy as late as the 12th century (e.g. annals for 1127, 1129, 1140, 1162). The Principal cities of the Krivichs were Izborsk, Polotsk, Smolensk and, probably, Pskov. Polatsk (Belarusian: По́лацак, По́лацк; Polish: Połock, also spelt as Polacak; Russian: По́лоцк, also transliterated as Polotsk, Polotzk, Polock) is the most historic city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina river. ... Events Conrad III establishes the Hohenstaufen dynasty when he is crowned antiking to the Holy Roman Emperor, Lothar II. First coalition of the Norman princes against Roger II of Sicily. ... Events Emperor Toba of Japan begins his cloistered rule sharing power with Sutuku, ex-emperor Shirakawas son. ... Events Henry Jasomirgott was made count palatine of the Rhine. ... Events June 3 - Thomas Becket consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. ... Izborsk (И́зборск) is an old Russian town to the west of Pskov and just to the east from the Estonian border. ... Polatsk (Belarusian: По́лацак, По́лацк; Polish: Połock, also spelt as Polacak; Russian: По́лоцк, also transliterated as Polotsk, Polotzk, Polock) is the most historic city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina river. ... The view of Smolensk in 1912 Smolensk (Russian: Смоленск;, Belarusian: Смаленск) is a city in western Russia, located on the Dniepr river at 54. ... 10-ruble Russian coin of 2003 in the Ancient cities of Russia series - commemorating Pskov Pskov (Псков, ancient spelling Пльсковъ, also Pihkva (Estonian), Pleskau (German) and Psków (Polish)) is an ancient Russian city, located in the north-west of Russia near the present-day border with Estonia, on the river...


The name was still used even at a later time. For example, a German chronicler from Duisburg wrote in 1314: “Frater Henricus Marschalcus... venit ad terram Crivitae, et civitatem illam, guae parva Nogardiadicitur cepit”. And in a Polish publication "Kazanie na Pogrzeb Maryanny Korsakуwnej" (Lublin, 1687. Б. II, 49) the Polatsk saint Pаrахеdis was called “Rеginа Кrivitае” (the queen of the Kryvians). Location of Duisburg Duisburg is a German city in the western part of the Ruhr Area (Ruhrgebiet) in North Rhine-Westphalia. ... Events June 24 - Battle of Bannockburn. ... Lublin (pronounce: [lublin]) is the biggest city in eastern Poland and the capital of Lublin Voivodship with a population of 355,954 (2004). ... Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... Polatsk (Belarusian: По́лацак, По́лацк; Polish: Połock, also spelt as Polacak; Russian: По́лоцк, also transliterated as Polotsk, Polotzk, Polock) is the most historic city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina river. ...


In poetry Kryvichy is often used as a metonym for Belarusians - particularly in contexts evoking a heroic past. KRIWI is also a name of a Belarusian folk-rock band. "Kryvich" ("Крывіч") was a also name of a magazine that Belarusian historian Vaclau Lastouski published in Kouna in 1923-1927. In rhetoric and cognitive linguistics, metonymy (in Greek meta = after/later and onoma = name) is the use of a single characteristic to identify a more complex entity. ... Kaunas (approximate English transcription [ˈkəʊ.nÉ™s], simplified Lithuanian transcription [kaÅ­nas]; Polish: Kowno, often anglicized as Kovno; Russian Каунас, formerly Ковно), is the second largest city in Lithuania. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Together with Drehovians, Radzimians and some Baltic tribes Kryvians formed the basis of the modern Belarusian nation. The Dregovichs (Дреговичи, Dregovichi in Russian; Дреговичі, Drehovychi in Ukrainian) were a tribe of Early East Slavs, which inhabited the territories down the stream of the Pripyat River and northern parts of the Right-bank Dnieper river (the borders of the tribes domain are still not eastablished to this... The Radimichs (Радимичи in Russian; Радимичі in Ukrainian), were a tribe of Early East Slavs of the last few centuries of the 1st millennium, which inhabited upper east parts of the Dnieper down the Sozh River and its tributaries. ... Belarusians, also spelt Belarusans, Belarussians, Byelorussians and Belorussians are a distinct ethnic group of East Slavs who are the major population of Belarus, also being minorities in the neighboring Poland (especially Bialystok province), Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine. ...


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Krivich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (498 words)
The Krivichs or Kryvičy (Belarusian: Крывічы́; Russian: Кривичи́), one of the tribal unions of Early East Slavs between the 6th and the 12th centuries, which inhabited the upper reaches of the Volga, Dnieper, Western Dvina, areas south of the lower reaches of river Velikaya and parts of the Neman basin.
It is likely that the Krivichs were the first of the East Slavs to leave the Pripyet Marshes in the 6th century and head northeast, absorbing scanty Finno-Ugric and Baltic tribes (the Krivichs couldn't move towards northwest or west because of their encounters with strong Lithuanian and Finnic tribes).
The Krivichs as a tribe, subjugated by Kiev, took part in Oleg's and Igor's military campaigns against the Byzantine Empire.
Polochans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (156 words)
It further says that Krivichs were descendants of Polochans.
The lands of the Polochans spanned towards the upper reaches of the Śvisłač River on the south and along the left bank of the Biarezina River to the lands of the Dregovichs.
To the north and east - Izborsk Krivichs and Novgorod Slavs;
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