Tagged: slavic

Slavs in Scandinavia, part 2: The Creation of Poland 1

Slavs in Scandinavia, part 2: The Creation of Poland

At the time when Polans (Polani) originally formed Poland, it was a landlocked country. Nevertheless, the early Polish state, during the process of expanding its boundaries, did not forget to include some seashore within...

Reincarnation among Ancient Slavs – A Journey to Navia and Back 0

Reincarnation among Ancient Slavs – A Journey to Navia and Back

Before we start, we need to settle one important thing. The concept of reincarnation was present among all Indo-European cultures until Christianisation. It also spread throughout Asia from ancient Indian territories after the Aryan...

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Genetics of Ukraine

The haplogroups that make the Ukrainian genetic pool are : R1a: 42.85% – North Slavic I2a: 22.58% – South Slavic/Sclavenian R1b: 8.57% – There is a Western-European and Anadolian branch, I don’t have more precise data but...

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Slavic expansion to the Balkans.part1

Most people think of Slavs as having slowly moved across the continent and in the process colonizing new lands. However, Peter Heather in his “Empires and Barbarians” gives some examples which prove the contrary...

Did Ancient Slavs shave? 0

Did Ancient Slavs shave?

Since ancient times the beard was a sign of virility, wisdom, strength, and power. A man whose beard was forcefully shaved off was disgraced. Beards were symbols of prophets, kings, apostles, patriarchs, and even...

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Serbian Genetics

Important notice: the following results are only from the Orthodox population of Serbia which is why R1a is higher that average results and E1b is lower    The haplogroups that make the Serbian genetic pool are...

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Slavic Conquest of Macedonia

  The Tribes of Macedonia The earliest historical sources mentioning a Slavic conquest of Macedonia come from the Byzantine historian John from Efez, who, in 581 AD, wrote: “They lived on the peninsula freely,...