Scythian (?) shirt, Rossava village Royal Barrow, 1877

Kyiv (Kyawh) was famous for its textile in the 10th c. even in Asia...

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"The cloth of these lands and localities is famous, especially that of their capital, which is called Kyawh. Famous and noted cities of...

Kyiv Rus’ borders ca. 1000 A.D.

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Although this map was published by National Geographic in 1987 and should be commended for marking what is now the present-day Kerch Strait...
Cloth w/ ornaments from Kyiv barrow, c 10 century

Heart-shaped ornamentations on Kyiv Rus textiles 1000 years ago. ‘Sacral Ivy’?

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What could that ornamentation be? The author of this article thinks that it is a representaion of an ivy leaf. We...

Belgorod was part of Ukraine 100 years ago. It was built by Kyiv 1000...

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In 1919, Belgorod proclaimed itself a part of Ukraine and used Ukrainian as official language for its documents. Ethnically, it was...

Name of Lithuanian capital Vilnius may have derived from Ukrainian word “vilnyi” which means...

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Speaking of Kyiv, by 1327, Kyiv had freed itself from the Mongols and had been part of the Grand Dutchy of...

Boxer Usyk wears same hairstyle as famous Kyiv ruler more than 1000 years ago

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The famous ruler was King of Rus Sviatoslav the Brave. His appearance was descibed by Byzantine court historian Leo the Deacon...

‘The Tale of Igor’s Campaign’ is a Ukrainian epic about repelling Asiatic forces including...

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Per Wikipedia, 'The Tale of Igor's Campaign' is an anonymous epic poem written in the Old East Slavic language. Britannica calls...

Morowlin, not Muromets, was the true name of the famous bogatyr of Kyiv Rus

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In May of 1594, Erich Lassota von Steblau, a special envoy of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II to the Zaporozhian Cossacks arrived in...

Ukrainian Cossacks Origin

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"In 1492, the year Christopher Columbus landed on the Caribbean island he named San Salvador and King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella...

Women fought in the ranks of Sviatoslav the Brave’s army in the 10th century...

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John Skylitzes, a Byzantine historian of the 11th century described a notable event that took place on Bulgarian soil several decades...

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