THE WENDS OF DENMARK (AND SOUTHERN SWEDEN) – AND SOME WERE VIKINGS

The story of the Slavonic speaking Wends of Scandinavia is unknown by most people. It isn't mentioned in mainstream historiography, yet the evidence of this past culture is still very present.Wends have been living in Scandinavia to which we can show by old manuscripts, toponymy, linguistics and genetics. Most evidently the Slavonic Wends left their … Continue reading THE WENDS OF DENMARK (AND SOUTHERN SWEDEN) – AND SOME WERE VIKINGS

WENDLAND – LAND OF THE SLAVIC WENDS IN THE HEART OF GERMANY, A QUIET REMINDER OF A CULTURE LOST

Today Wendland in north-central Germany just south-east of Hamburg is the name of a limited land area of what was once a thriving Slavonic speaking Wendish/Veneti region stretching along the western shores of the Elbe river. In antiquity this area extended much further in each direction.By 789 CE the Teutonic/Germanic Franks finally conquered these lands … Continue reading WENDLAND – LAND OF THE SLAVIC WENDS IN THE HEART OF GERMANY, A QUIET REMINDER OF A CULTURE LOST

UNKNOWN BATTLES; THE SEAFARING SLAVIC WENDS SACK THE NORWEGIAN AND DANISH CAPITALS OF KONGHELLE AND ROSKILDE

Attack on Konghelle, Norway – 1136 CEIn his “Magnus the Blind and Harald Gille's saga“, part of the “Heimskringla” Snorre Sturlasson (1179-1249 CE) the Icelandic cleric and historiographer, writes the story of how Konghelle, just north of modern Gothenburg in Sweden, fell to the attacking Slavic warriors from across the sea. Snorre's tale is the … Continue reading UNKNOWN BATTLES; THE SEAFARING SLAVIC WENDS SACK THE NORWEGIAN AND DANISH CAPITALS OF KONGHELLE AND ROSKILDE

LEGENDARY VANDAL KING KRAK – GALLIC WARS

Polish legend of King Krak (or Krok/Krokus/Krakus), was first described (in Poland) by Wincenty Kadłubek (1150-1223), Bishop of Kraków, then capital of Poland. Kadłubek describes how this mighty king, still as a warlord, was fighting the Gauls and upon his return was elected king of the Lechites (Western Slavs inhabiting areas of todays Poland and … Continue reading LEGENDARY VANDAL KING KRAK – GALLIC WARS

THE VENETI – PROGENITORS OF THE SLAVS

The Veneti, Wends, Winuli, Wenets, Vends, Vandals, Vendee, Vindi, Enetoi – the names and pronunciations are many – but we will call them Veneti collectively – were an at large incognito nation in the historiography of Europe. They remain so till this day, virtually nothing is taught in any schools about this large nation inhabiting … Continue reading THE VENETI – PROGENITORS OF THE SLAVS

THE OPOLE, ANCIENT SLAVIC TERM FOR SETTLEMENT/VILLAGE

The ancient Slavic farmers gathered their families and tribal bretheren in structures called an "opole" (lit. "around the field"). The opole settlement was constructed with a round central area called the Majdan [Maydan]. The Majdan was the center of the village, place of trade, meetings and worship at least till the Christian era, whereafter Christian … Continue reading THE OPOLE, ANCIENT SLAVIC TERM FOR SETTLEMENT/VILLAGE

THE IRREFUTABLE LINGUISTIC EVIDENCE OF THE ANTIQUITY OF THE SLAVIC LANGUAGES, WHICH ALSO CLEARLY PROVES HOW PROTO SLAVS (THE VENETI/VINDI) MIGRATED AND COLONISED PART OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH EAST ASIA

The invading bronze age Slavic warriors conquered civilisations often more advanced than their own, which was the case in Afghanistan/Pakistan/India and were gradually assimilated with the local populations. It cannot be ruled out the (non-indigenous) name India be directly derived from Vindia.The political term "stan" (comp. Paki-stan/Afghani-stan) is still present in modern Polish, meaning "state". … Continue reading THE IRREFUTABLE LINGUISTIC EVIDENCE OF THE ANTIQUITY OF THE SLAVIC LANGUAGES, WHICH ALSO CLEARLY PROVES HOW PROTO SLAVS (THE VENETI/VINDI) MIGRATED AND COLONISED PART OF CENTRAL AND SOUTH EAST ASIA

THE WENDISH REDARS/REDAROWIE – SLAVIC VIKING AGE MASTER SHIPBUILDERS AND SEAFARERS….AND RAIDERS

At the coast of Pomerania (pol. Pomorze, lit. “by the sea”/ger./scand. Pommern) lived a Wendish/Slavic people called Redarowie (in Polish) since time immemorial. A small town by the southern Baltic coast, Reda, some 40 km northwest of the Polish city of Gdansk still bears the toponymic testimony of their past existence. In modern Polish "reda" … Continue reading THE WENDISH REDARS/REDAROWIE – SLAVIC VIKING AGE MASTER SHIPBUILDERS AND SEAFARERS….AND RAIDERS

EXTENT OF SLAVIC SPEAKING POPULATIONS THROUGHOUT THE AGES ON THE EUROPEAN MAP

The Slavonic speaking tribes and nations were known in antiquity and beyond as the Veneti (later Serbi, Sclavoni, Slavi and so on), a term that could be derived from Slo-Veneti/Slo-Vindi however this isn't clear. Some scholars speculate the meaning of the word derives from “Wanderer” (pol. Wędrowiec [Vendrovyets], swe. Vandrare). This is highly unlikely as … Continue reading EXTENT OF SLAVIC SPEAKING POPULATIONS THROUGHOUT THE AGES ON THE EUROPEAN MAP