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* The Primary Chronicle ( Slavic mythos, 12th century ): Perun ( the creator of lightning and thunder ) and Veles oversee the 10th-century peace treaties between the Eastern Slavs and the Byzantine emperors ; Vladimir I of Kiev later introduces a pantheon of Perun, Hors, Dažbog, Stribog, Simargl, and Mokosh.
Some Related Sentences
Primary and Chronicle
The Primary Chronicle states that in 981 Vladimir of the Rurik Dynasty went towards the Lachy and took their towns: Przemyśl, Czerwień and other strongholds (...).
According to the Primary Chronicle, Olga was born in Pleskov ( Pskov ) ( perhaps in Plisnensk near Lviv ), into a family of Varyag origin.
According to the Primary Chronicle, a Varangian from Rus ' people, named Rurik, was elected ruler of Novgorod in 862.
The only information about him is contained in the 12th-century Russian Primary Chronicle, which states that Chuds, Slavs, Merias, Veses and Krivichs "… drove the Varangians back beyond the sea, refused to pay them tribute, and set out to govern themselves ".
According to the Primary Chronicle Rurik was one of the Rus, a Varangian tribe likened by the chronicler to Danes, Swedes, English and Gotlanders.
For instance, the Primary Chronicle states that Rurik arrived to Slavic lands with two brothers, Sineus and Truvor, and sent them to rule the towns of Beloozero and Izborsk, respectively.
The first Russian mention of the mountains to the east of the East European Plain is provided by the Primary Chronicle, when it describes the Novgorodian expedition to the upper reaches of the Pechora in 1096.
Until recently the history of the Viking Age was largely based on Icelandic Sagas, the history of the Danes written by Saxo Grammaticus, the Russian Primary Chronicle and The War of the Irish with the Foreigners.
The Varangians ( Varyags, in Old East Slavic ) are first mentioned by the Primary Chronicle as having exacted tribute from the Slavic and Finnic tribes in 859.
Western historians tend to agree with the Primary Chronicle that these Scandinavians founded Kievan Rus ' in the 880s and gave their name to the land.
Until recently, the history of the Viking Age was largely based on Icelandic sagas, the history of the Danes written by Saxo Grammaticus, the Russian Primary Chronicle and The War of the Irish with the Foreigners.
The Primary Chronicle reports that in the year 987, as the result of a consultation with his boyars, Vladimir sent envoys to study the religions of the various neighboring nations whose representatives had been urging him to embrace their respective faiths.
Sviatoslav was the first ruler of Rus ' who is recorded in the Primary Chronicle with a name of Slavic origin ( as opposed to his predecessors, whose names are ultimately derived from Old Norse ).
According to the Primary Chronicle: upon his expeditions he carried with him neither wagons nor kettles, and boiled no meat, but cut off small strips of horseflesh, game or beef, and ate it after roasting it on the coals.
He was one of the numerous sons of Vladimir the Great, presumably his second by Rogneda of Polotsk, although his actual age ( as stated in the Primary Chronicle and corroborated by the examination of his skeleton in the 1930s ) would place him among the youngest children of Volodymyr.
The Primary Chronicle accused Svyatopolk of planning those murders, while the Saga of Eymund is often interpreted as recounting the story of Boris's assassination by the Varangians in the service of Yaroslav.
Relatively little is known about the Eastern Slavs prior to approximately 859 AD, the date from which the account in the Primary Chronicle starts.
The earliest major manuscript with information on Rus ' history is the Primary Chronicle, written in the late 11th and early 12th centuries.
The Primary Chronicle (, often translated into English as Tale of Bygone Years ) is a history of Kievan Rus ' from about 850 to 1110, originally compiled in Kiev about 1113.
Primary and Slavic
According to the 12th century Russian Primary Chronicle, prisoners of war were sacrificed to the supreme Slavic deity Perun.
According to Russian Primary Chronicle, Smolensk ( probably located slightly downstream, at the archaeological site of Gnezdovo ) was the capital of the Slavic Krivich tribe in 882 when Oleg of Novgorod took it in passing from Novgorod to Kiev.
Mentioned in the Primary Chronicle under 1127 as Goroden and located at a crossing of numerous trading routes, this Slavic settlement, possibly originating as far as the late 10th century, became the capital of a poorly attested but separate principality, ruled by Yaroslav the Wise's grandson and his descendants.
In fact, the Primary Chronicle relates that the regions paying protection money extended east towards Moscow, until the Finnish and Slavic tribes rebelled and drove the Varangians overseas.
The Primary Chronicle, a historical record of the early Eastern Slavic state, is the earliest and most important record, mentioning a god named Volos several times.
The Slavic Primary Chronicle is a major work with many valuable references to the pagan beliefs of Eastern Slavs.
Nestor in the Primary Chronicle mentions four apparently Slavic tribes: the Buzhans and Dulebes along the Southern Bug River, and the Tivertsi and Ulichs along the Dniester.
The Primary Chronicle uses the name Dregovichs for an ancient Slavic tribe settled between Pripyat and Western Dvina rivers.
Saint Nestor the Chronicler ( c. 1056-c. 1114, in Kiev ) was the reputed author of the Primary Chronicle, ( the earliest East Slavic chronicle ), Life of the Venerable Theodosius of the Kiev Caves, Life of the Holy Passion Bearers, Boris and Gleb, and of the so-called Reading.
It obtained great popularity, and was used by various writers until the ninth century ; it was translated into Slavic probably in the tenth century, and parts of it were used for the Old Russian Primary Chronicle.
Mokoš ( Old Russian ) is a Slavic goddess attested in the Primary Chronicle, connected with female activities such as shearing, spinning and weaving.
The legendary account of the Russian Primary Chronicle tells that Saint Andrew was amused by the Slavic customs of washing in hot steam bath, banya, on his way.
There is no sure and definite interpretation of the symbol ; however, most historians agree that it most probably depicts a stylized falcon which according to the Slavic mythology was the Primary god ( Pershoboh ).
The Primary Chronicle relates that Askold and Dir were sanctioned by Rurik to go to Constantinople ( Norse Miklagård, Slavic Tsargrad ).
It seems that in Old East Slavic it was originally " askold Dir " and not " Askold i Dir " as it is known from the Primary Chronicle.
The opening of the Old Russian ( Ruthenian, Ukrainian, East Slavic ) Primary Chronicle from the Laurentian codex of 1377.
However, the Primary Chronicle ( a main source of information about the early history of the area ) mentions Slavic Kievans telling Askold and Dir that they live without a local ruler and pay a tribute to Khazars in an event attributed to the 9th century.
St Andrew's prophecy of Kiev depicted in Radzivill Chronicle. The earliest description of the banya comes from the East Slavic Primary Chronicle of 1113.
The belief was held that Andrew crossed through East Slavic lands from the mouth of the Dnieper River, past the hills on which Kiev would later be founded, and went as far north as the ancient city of Novgorod. Olga's Revenge a miniature illustration from the Primary Chronicle.