In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- More and more Croats embraced the idea of unity with the South Slavs, or ‘Yugoslavism.’
- And thus Asparukh founded a state of Slavs and Bulgars, binding his tribe with the tribal alliance of the seven Slavic tribes and the Severians.
- His language was very similar to the language of Slavs living around the town.
- In fact, Cyril and Methodius were Greek Orthodox monks from Salonika who brought Orthodoxy to the eastern Slavs.
- However, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was also under pressure from Slav nationalists, who demanded that their fellow Slavs in Serbia be defended.
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- Germany consists of a large number of ethnic groups antipathetic to each other, including Germans, Jews, Bohemians, Slavs and Gypsies.
- By the ninth century, Eastern Slavs began to settle in what are now the Ukraine, Belarus, and the Novgorod and Smolensk regions.
- The Serbs went south, and became known as the South Slavs, or Yugoslavs.
- Greeks, Italians, Slavs, Turks and Russians all composed their own versions; they cannot possibly be reconciled.
- Able-bodied Jews, Russians, Slavs and others to whom the Germans believed themselves to be superior were forced to work as slaves.
- The Slavs called these Scandinavians ‘Rus’, which may be the origin of the name ‘Russia’.
- The Russians are primarily eastern Slavs, but many also have a Finnish, Siberian, Turkish, or Baltic heritage.
- More headway was made among the Slavs of central Europe, aided by the relative ease of access and the penumbra of Carolingian power.
- He continued to defend the right of Slavs to have liturgies in their own language and read the holy books in this language too.
- In the mid-nineteenth century, Bosnians joined Slavs from Serbia and Croatia in an uprising against the Turks.
- Rusyns are eastern Slavs who live in Slovakia, Ukraine, and Poland.
- Turks, Arabs, Greeks, Armenians, Slavs, and Jews were represented.
- Croats also began to look to Serbs and other southern Slavs as people with whom they shared a linguistic and cultural affinity.
- By the late second century C.E., peoples such as the Slavs, Germans, Huns, and Bohemians began to raid Austria.
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