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Volhynians (Ukrainian: Волиняни, Volyniany) were a tribe or tribal union of early East Slavs. They are mentioned in the Primary Chronicle as well as by Geographus Bavarus. According to the latter, the Volhynians had seventy "cities" (fortresses) in the last half of the tenth century. Some historians believe that the Volhynians and the Buzhans are descendants of the Dulebes. Their main cities were Volyn’ and Volodymyr (Volodymyr-Volynsky). According to archeological studies, the Volhynians had well-developed agriculture and various handicrafts such as blacksmithing, casting, and pottery. In 981 prince Volodymyr Sviatoslavych (Vladimir the Great) subjugated the Volhynians under Kievan Rus’. At the end of tenth century, the principality of Volodymyr-Volynsky gained dominion over the lands of Volhynians, and later Roman the Great conquered Halych to create the principality of Halych-Volhynia. 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. ... The Russian Primary Chronicle (Russian: Повесть временных лет, Povest vremennykh let, which is often translated in English as Tale of Bygone Years), is a history of the early East Slavic state, Kievan Rus, from around 850 to 1110. ... Fortifications (Latin fortis, strong, and facere, to make) are military constructions designed for defensive warfare. ... The Buzhans or (more correct) Buzhane (Russian: ,Ukrainian: ) were one of the tribal unions of Early East Slavs. ... The Dulebs (Dulebes, Russian: ) were a tribe of Early East Slavs between the 6th (still questionable) and the 10th centuries. ... Volodymyr-Volynsky (Володимир-Волинський; Polish: Włodzimierz Wołyński, Russian: Vladimir Volynski) is a city in Volyn region, northwestern Ukraine, with a population of 38,000 (2004). ... 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. ... 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 ferrous (iron) metal objects, such as wrought iron gates, grills, railings, light fixtures, furniture, sculpture, weapons, decorative and religious items, cooking utensils... Casting is a process by which a material is introduced into a mold while it is liquid, allowed to solidify in the shape inside the mold, and then removed producing a fabricated object, part, or casing. ... A man shapes pottery as it turns on a wheel. ... Events Births Princess Theodora, later Empress of the Eastern Roman Empire. ... Detail of the Millennium of Russia monument in Novgorod (1862) representing St Vladimir and his family. ... Ivan Goryushkin-Skoropudov. ... Prince Albert of Monaco on the left represents a principality where he wields adminisitrative authority. ... Roman the Great or Roman Mstislavich (c. ... Jackdaw on the coat-of-arms of Galicia alludes to the name of Halych Halych (Russian and Ukrainian: ) is a historic town in Western Ukraine on the Dniester River. ... Halych-Volhynia, or Halych-Volodymyr, was a large state in Ruthenia (Rus ) which existed in the 13th and 14th centuries. ...


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Volhynians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (180 words)
Volhynians (Ukrainian: Волиняни, Volyniany) were a tribe or tribal union of early East Slavs.
According to the latter, the Volhynians had seventy "cities" (fortresses) in the last half of the tenth century.
Some historians believe that the Volhynians and the Buzhans are descendants of the Dulebes.
Mennonite Life - June 2000 - Waltner-Goossen article (2314 words)
While the men were deciding on the merits of Mound township and finding to their liking the newly-established mail station and flsmith shop at Christian (all this more than a decade before the town of Moundridge existed), illness struck most of the families' children, and a number of those youngsters died.
Anna herself had been obliged at age nineteen to marry the young Volhynian immigrant her parents approved of, and he was not her first choice, though by all accounts he turned out to be a fine husband.
The Volhynians' desire for self-determination and their quest for community are enduring themes that resonate with us and, at best, link us to the stories of others around the world.
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