Sunday, April 29, 2018

1506 ....we are all a bit Lithuanians



The Battle of Kletsk was a battle fought
                                   [on the fifth of August of the year one thousand five hundred and six,
between the army of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania,
   [and the army of the Crimean Khanate, which was a result of many disputes and conflicts.

Many of us knew that this battle took place, but we do not know enough
                                                     [such as who the Lithuanians were and the Tatars.

The Mongol-Tatars, descendants of Genghis Khan,
                 [are well known as the best warriors, and of course this certainly flatters
their ability to conquer great soils to become the vast region known as Tartary
                                                                       [had assuredly made great advances.

Regarding the Lithuanians, the surprise is that we are all a bit Lithuanians
                                                                           [and I am telling you the chances.

According to Indo-European theory, five thousand years ago,
   [from the steppes of Central Asia, they settled in Lithuania a huge number of nomads
and later due to overcrowding they migrated all over Europe
           [north, east, west and way south, even to the islands of Cyprus and the Cyclades.


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* ''IT COULD BE OTHERWISE in verse''
Texts and Narration: Odysseus Heavilayias - ROTTERDAM //
Language adjustments and text adaptation: Kellene G Safis -CHICAGO//
Digital adaptation and text editing: Cathy Rapakoulia Mataraga - PIRAEUS
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The Battle of Kletsk (Belarusian: Бітва пад Клецкам, Lithuanian: Klecko mūšis) was a battle fought on 5 August 1506 near Kletsk (now in Belarus), between the army of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, led by Court Marshal of Lithuania Michael Glinski, and the army of the Crimean Khanate, led by Fetih I Giray and Burnaş I Giray, sons of the Khan of Crimea, Meñli I Giray. The battle was one of the first and greatest Lithuanian victories over the Tatars.


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