Slavic peoples

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  • The Bridge Betrayed And The Buddhas Of Bamiyan

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    The authors of The Bridge Betrayed and The Buddhas of Bamiyan both identify a different form of cultural eradication that occurred in within the past twenty-five years. In Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Serbs and Croats wanted to destroy the Bosnian Muslim symbols, culture, and population. In Afghanistan, the Taliban destroyed the Buddhas of Bamiyan, and in turn, changed the identity of Bamiyan forever. The practice of cultural eradication is not limited to these two cases. Cultural eradication has taken

  • Alphonse Mucha: Life, Works and Legacy

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    Analysis on Alphonse Mucha Life, Works, and Legacy Alphonse Maria Mucha is one of the most prominent artists of the 20th Century, belonging to the Art-Nouveau genre. He is of Slavic origin, born in Ivančice, Moravia (presently part of the Czech Republic), on the 24th of July, 1860. A prominent artist of his era and time, his highly influential works are noted by its very soulful design approach and aesthetics. His works are amongst the best examples of Art-Nouveau, as well as modern Czech art.

  • Modern Russian Music Bands

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    modern generations grasp onto national strength and pride in their remembrance of their pasts. In art, the Russian people immortalize their history through songs about their true inner power and endurance. Bands like Alisa, DDT, Gazmanov, and Arkona comment on the state of modern Russia in comparison to it's past, and while some bands idealize the inner Slavs of the Russian people, others glorify their endurance, and others still are accepting of the new lack of strength in the modern Russian. As

  • Use Of Mandalas And Its Effect On The World

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    be found in rosette windows, on the domes decorating various "houses of God" and in the circular labyrinths on the floors of the cathedrals. Mandalas also originated in Slavic culture. We as a society don’t know much about Czech people who are closest to the Slavic culture, because there aren’t a lot of records on them. Slavic people love ornaments, jewelry, ritual instruments and other circular objects. Many sacred places and temples were

  • Russians and Br Essay

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    In the early nineteenth century, Slavic peoples from multiple empires in eastern and southern Europe began to pursue a movement to protect and organize Slavic culture. In 1848, this movement became more political. It gained a reputation and an attempt was made to unify all Slavic peoples. This movement became known as Pan-Slavism. Pan-Slavism appealed to many Slavs who felt nationalism towards their race. However among the Slavs, there were many different opinions. Some believed that there was a

  • Reasons for Vladimir I's Conversion to Christianity and How It Changed the Culture of Eastern Slavs

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    What Motivated Vladimir I to convert to Christianity and how did the new religion change the culture of Eastern Slavs? Paganism was a mental mindset of the Eastern Slavs living in a world where a majority of the European countries surrounding them had already converted to a monastic religion. Vladimir I, a great prince of Kiev, reigned from 980 till 1015 and succeeded in the mass conversion of the Eastern Slavs.1 Throughout his reign Vladimir’s agenda had always been to strengthen his empire, in

  • The Czech Republic As We Know It

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    countries. The peaceful separation created the Czech Republic and an independent Slovakia. The history the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the once Czechoslovakia is rich and full of turmoil. History The indigenous population of Czechoslovakia were the Slavic tribes. These tribes were made up of 'West Slavs ' tribes who were the Poles, the Czechs and the Slovaks. The 'East Slavs ' tribes consisted of Russians, Ukrainians and Belarusian 's. The 'South Slavs ' tribes consisted of Bulgarians, Croats, Macedonians

  • The Slavic World Genesis: Their Gods and Beliefs Essays

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    Great Mother, Mother of Heaven and Earth, which was the first mother of gods and men. Nobody knew much about it because, according to legend, the Great Mother retired after the birth of Earth and Heaven. Middle Slavic universe is yolk. The upper part of the "yolk" is our living world of people. Lower “underground” part is Lower World, The World of the Dead, Night Country. There always reigns night. To get there, you need to cross the ocean around the earth. Or you should dig a well through and through

  • Symbolism In Eventide 3

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    You’ll also have to prove your worth to Perun, who in Slavic mythology is the god of thunder and lightning. However, as action packed as this may sound, Eventide 3 is actually quite a laid back game and doesn’t require you to make split second choices or have quick reflexes. Instead, you can sit back and enjoy

  • The Death Of Hektor And The Destruction Of Troy

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    are made by associates from church. Very Slavic beliefs are still heavily implied in the surrounding society and the tendency for Russian people to stick together and then establish similar views increases. . Relying on the support of others, emphasis isn 't placed on the careers of my friends. Females rely on males for financial support, thus losing their independence. 'The man is the main provider and source of income in the house ', is a common Slavic belief that restricts the actions of women