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The Cumans, also known as Polovtsy (Slavic for yellowish) were a nomadic West This is the Shortcut: WP:D or WP:DAB Disambiguation in Wikipedia and Wikimedia is the process of resolving the conflict that occurs when articles about two or more different topics have the same natural title. Wikipedia thrives on the fact that making links is simple and automatic: as youre... Turkic tribe living on the north of the Download high resolution version (1300x1000, 315 KB)Satellite image of the Black Sea Source: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/viewrecord?25334 Copyright info: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/help.html This image page contains items that originally came from a NASA website or publication. All works created by NASA are... Black Sea along the For other meanings of the word Volga see Volga (disambiguation) Volga Волга Length 3,690 km Elevation of the source 225 m Average discharge  ? m³/s Area watershed 1.35 million km² Origin Valdai Hills Mouth Caspian Sea Basin countries Russia The Volga river (Russian... Volga. They are identified with the Western branch of the Kipchaks (also Kypchaks, Qipchaqs) are an ancient The Turkic people are any of various peoples whose members speak languages in the Turkic family of languages. These people, possibly numbering 150 million in population, are probably the diverse descendants of large groups of tribespeople who originated in Central Asia. Contents // 1... Kipchaks.


They invaded Southern Ukraine (Україна, Ukrayina in The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page. Ukrainian (українська мова / Ukraïnska Mova) Spoken in: Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia Region... Ukraine, This article refers to the Republic of Moldova. For information about the adjacent Romanian region, see Moldavia (Moldova in Romanian) was a Romanian principality, originally created in the Middle Ages, now divided between Romania, Moldovan Republic and Ukraine. Map showing Romania without Moldavia in blue and Moldavia (parts inside and... Moldova, Map of Romania with Wallachia in yellow. Wallachia (also spelt Walachia; Romanian: Ţara Românească - literally Romanian country; also Vlahia or Valahia; Turkish: Iflak) formed a Romanian principality in eastern Europe from the late Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. The capital city changed over time, from... Wallachia and part of For other uses, see Transylvania (disambiguation). Transylvania (Romanian: Transilvania or Ardeal, Hungarian: Erdély, German: Siebenbürgen, Serbian: Transilvanija, Turkish: Erdel, Slovak: Sedmohradsko, Polish: Siedmiogród) is a historic region that forms the western and the central parts of Romania. Contents // 1 Geography 2 Economy 3 Population 4 Etymology 5... Transylvania in the (10th century - 11th century - 12th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century was that century which lasted from 1001 to 1100. In the history of European culture, this period is considered part of the High Middle Ages. Contents // 1 Events 2 Significant... 11th century and from here they continued their plundering of the Byzantine Empire Emblem of the The Palaeologus family was the last dynasty ruling the Byzantine Empire. After the Fourth Crusade members of the family escaped to Nicaea and eventually gained control of the empire-in-exile there. Michael VIII Palaeologus became emperor in 1259 and recaptured Constantinople in 1261. Michaels... Byzantine Empire, The Republic of Hungary (Magyar Köztársaság) or Hungary (Magyarország) is a A landlocked country is one that has no coastline. There are 42 landlocked countries in the world. A landlocked sea is a sea that is not connected to the oceans: the... Hungary and Kievan Rus′ (Ки́евская Ру́сь, Kievskaya Rus in Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: Russia and many other countries Region: Eastern Europe and Asia Total speakers: 280 million Ranking: 4... Kievan Rus'.


In Years: 1086 1087 1088 - 1089 - 1090 1091 1092 Decades: 1050s 1060s 1070s - 1080s - 1090s 1100s 1110s Centuries: 10th century - 11th century - 12th century Events Northumbria divided by the Normans into the counties of Northumberland, County Durham, Yorkshire, Westmorland and Lancashire August 11, powerful Britain Coronation of Rama Varma Kulasekhara in... 1089, they were defeated by Ladislaus I, Saint (Hungarian:I.László, Slovak:Ladislav I) (June 27, 1040–July 29, 1095) was a king of Hungary (1077–1095). He was the son of Bela I, king of Hungary, and the Polish princess Richeza. He was born in Poland, where his father had sought... Ladislaus I of Hungary, then they were again defeated by Vladimir Monomakh (1053 – May 19, 1125) was undoubtedly the best loved prince of Kievan Rus. He was the son of Vsevolod I by an anonymous daughter of Emperor Constantine IX Monomachos, from whom he takes his nickname of Monomakh. In his famous Instruction to his own children, Monomakh mentions... Vladimir Monomakh in the (11th century - 12th century - 13th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. In the history of European culture, this period is considered part of the High Middle Ages. Contents // 1 Events 2 Significant... 12th century and crushed by the Tatars or Tartars is a collective name applied to the Turkic-speaking people of Europe and Asia. Most Tatars live in the central and southern parts of Russia, Ukraine, and in Bulgaria, China, Kazakhstan, Romania, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. They collectively numbered more than 8 million in the late 20th century... Tatars in 1241. Many took refuge in The Republic of Hungary (Magyar Köztársaság) or Hungary (Magyarország) is a A landlocked country is one that has no coastline. There are 42 landlocked countries in the world. A landlocked sea is a sea that is not connected to the oceans: the... Hungary and The Republic of Bulgaria is a There is presently an editing dispute over two versions of this page. One version is below; you may also view the other version (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Republic&oldid={{{1}}}) or the difference (http://en.wikipedia.org... Bulgaria, where they were assimilated. Their name can still be seen in placenames such as the city of Kumanovo in For other uses, see Macedonia (disambiguation). The huge equestrian statue of Alexander the Great, king of ancient Macedon, on the waterfront at Thessaloniki, capital of Greek Macedonia Macedonia is a geographical and historical region of the Balkan peninsula in south-eastern Europe with an area of around 67,000 square... Macedonia and Comana in Dobruja or sometimes Dobrudja (Dobrogea in Romanian, Dobrudzha in Bulgarian, Dobruca in Turkish) is the territory between the lower Danube river and the Black Sea, which includes the Danube Delta and the Romanian sea-shore. Northern Dobruja (Dobrogea) belongs to Romania, Southern Dobruja (in Romanian, Cadrilater) to Bulgaria. Map of... Dobrudja. Cumans having settled in The Republic of Hungary (Magyar Köztársaság) or Hungary (Magyarország) is a A landlocked country is one that has no coastline. There are 42 landlocked countries in the world. A landlocked sea is a sea that is not connected to the oceans: the... Hungary had their own self-government there, and their name is still preserved in the county names Bács-Kiskun and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, and town names Kiskunhalas, Kiskunszentmiklós as well. The Cumans from the current Russia joined the For the The Enterprise boldly went where no man had gone before. Star Trek collectively refers to six science fiction television series, ten motion pictures, and hundreds of novels, video games, and other works of fiction all set within the same fictional universe created by Gene Roddenberry in the early... khanate of the This article refers to the Mongol state in what is now Russia. For the Irish rock band, see The Golden Horde (band). History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia History of Russia -1... Early East Slavs History of Russia... Golden Horde.


In the (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. In the history of European culture, this period is considered part of the High Middle Ages. Contents // 1 Events 2 Significant... 13th century, Western Cumans became This article considers Catholicism in the broadest ecclesiastical sense. See Catholicism (disambiguation) for alternative meanings Catholicism has two main ecclesiastical meanings, described in Websters Dictionary as: a) the whole orthodox christian church, or adherence thereto; and b) the doctrines or faith of the Roman Catholic church, or adherence thereto... Catholic Christians, while Eastern assumed This article forms part of the seriesIslam This article forms part of the seriesIslam Vocabulary of Islam Five Pillars Profession of faith Prayer · Alms · Fasting Pilgrimage to Mecca Jihad (See Sixth pillar of Islam) People Muhammad Prophets of Islam Caliph · Shia Imam Companions of Muhammad Holy Cities Mecca · Medina · Jerusalem... Islam. Catholic "Diocese of the Cumans" included Romania (formerly spelled Rumania or Roumania; Romanian: România) is a country in southeastern This article is about the continent. For alternative meanings, see: Europe (disambiguation) World map showing location of Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is Geology (from Greek γη- (ge-, the earth) and... Romania and This article refers to the Republic of Moldova. For information about the adjacent Romanian region, see Moldavia (Moldova in Romanian) was a Romanian principality, originally created in the Middle Ages, now divided between Romania, Moldovan Republic and Ukraine. Map showing Romania without Moldavia in blue and Moldavia (parts inside and... Moldova. This title was kept until Years: 1520 1521 1522 - 1523 - 1524 1525 1526 Decades: 1490s 1500s 1510s - 1520s - 1530s 1540s 1550s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Events April - Battle of Villalors - Forces loyal to Emperor Charles V defeat the Comuneros, a league of urban bourgeois rebelling against Charles in Spain. June 6 - Gustav... 1523. The principality of Map of Romania with Wallachia in yellow. Wallachia (also spelt Walachia; Romanian: Ţara Românească - literally Romanian country; also Vlahia or Valahia; Turkish: Iflak) formed a Romanian principality in eastern Europe from the late Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. The capital city changed over time, from... Wallachia was established by Basarab I was an early ruler of the principality of Wallachia, and known as Întemeietorul (The Founder) (circa 1310-1352). Preceded by: Tihomir Prince of Wallachia c.1310-1352 Followed by: Nicolae Alexandru Categories: People stubs | Rulers of Wallachia ... Basarab I, son of the Cumanian warlord Tihomir was an early ruler of the principality of Wallachia, (circa 1290 - circa 1310). Preceded by: Bărbat Prince of Wallachia c.1290-c.1310. Followed by: Basarab I Categories: Stub ... Tihomir at the beginning of the 14th century. The name Basarab is considered as being of Cuman origin, meaning "Father King".


For Russian battles with the Polovtsi, see the Battle of the Stugna River, the Battle of Kalka River (31st May, Years: Centuries: 12th century - 13th century - 14th century Decades: 1170s 1180s 1190s 1200s 1210s - 1220s - 1230s 1240s 1250s 1260s 1270s Years: 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 - 1220 - 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 See also: 1220 state leaders Contents // 1 The world in 1220 2... Battle of the Kalka River, and the Tale of Igor's Campaign. Polovtsian Dances is a theme in bust of Alexander Borodin Alexander Porfyrevich Borodin (Алекса́ндр Порфи́рьевич Бороди́н) (November 12, 1833 – February 27, 1887) was a Russian composer who made... Alexander Borodin's This article is about opera as an art form. See Opera (browser) for information on the web browser. The foyer of Charles Garniers Opéra, Paris, opened 1875 Opera is an art form consisting of a dramatic stage performance set to music. The drama is presented using the typical... opera Prince Igor (Князь Игорь) is an opera in a prologue and four acts by Alexander Borodin (music and libretto). It was first performed in St.Petersburg on November 4, 1890. Borodin left the opera incomplete at his death. It was completed posthumously... Prince Igor.


See also

  • Codex Cumanicus
  • Cuman language was a Turkic language spoken by the Cumans similar to todays Crimean Tatar language. The Cumans were a nomad people that lived in the steppes of Eastern Europe, north of Black Sea before the Golden Horde. They have been incorporated into other Turkic peoples: Crimean Tatars, Kazan... Cuman language
  • Kipchaks (also Kypchaks, Qipchaqs) are an ancient The Turkic people are any of various peoples whose members speak languages in the Turkic family of languages. These people, possibly numbering 150 million in population, are probably the diverse descendants of large groups of tribespeople who originated in Central Asia. Contents // 1... Kipchak

External links

  • Catholics and Cumans (http://www.eliznik.org.uk/RomaniaHistory/csango_cumman.htm)
  • Codex Cumanicus (http://www.ku.edu/carrie/texts/carrie_books/paksoy-2/cam2.html)

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Igor Svyatoslavich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (340 words)
His princely name was Igor, in honor of his uncle Igor II of Kiev, but his baptismal name was George, in honor of his father's ally George the Long-Armed.
In 1171, Igor led his first campaign against the Polovtsians; it was a success.
In 1185, Khan Konchak attacked the Rus, and in response Igor amassed a force of some 6,000-8,000 soldiers to retaliate against the Polovtsians.
Prince Igor (829 words)
The Russian princes are at odds and the Polovtsian hordes are invading Russia.
Polovtsian girls sing and dance attempting to entertain Konchakovna, daughter of the Khan Konchak.
The Polovtsian Khan Konchak treats Prince Igor with the deference due to an honored guest, and promises him freedom if he agrees to never take up his sword against the Polovtsians again.
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