The paper discusses the conservation practices and methods of the Lithuanian medieval castles. Since 19th century there was a lot of attention on the medieval castles in Lithuania, which later transformed into a search for an identity.
A look at medieval musicians, Stary Olsa.
Created in 1990 by the Lithuanian Animated Film Studio, this film tells the mythological tale of the founding of Medieval Lithuanian capital Vilnius.
The office of guardianship was clearly needed in the society of sixteenth-century Lithuania. The comparatively short average life expectancy meant that quite a great number of children lost one or both of their parents before reaching majority, and thus had to receive some sort of protection.
Trade in slaves and captives was one of the most important (if not the most important) sources of income of the Crimean Khanate in the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries.
Saints’ cults played a crucial role in medieval society. Although we know very little about the beliefs and rituals of the indigenous peoples of Livonia, either before or after the thirteenth-century conquest, we may assume that the process of Christianization must have caused major changes in their religious practices.
On July 15, 1410 the united Polish-Lithuanian Army destroyed the army of the Teutonic Order in the Battle of Tannenberg.
The standard method employed in characterization studies of amber, namely infrared spectrography, can discriminate roughly between Baltic amber and amber from other European sources…
While looking for the origins of the state of Lithuania, it is the study of old maps that helps solve a number of riddles, so far weighing on the history of our nation. Historical data, traced in maps and their images, unrestricted by any political, religious or pseudo- scientific taboos, allow us to cast a broad view on the dim and distant past of our state.
This defence installation from the 12th and 13th centuries belongs to the most important fortified area of the newly developing Lithuanian state. It extended about 50 kilometres from east to west, and was built as a defence against the Polotsk-Pskov duchies and the Livonian Order.
Zigmantas Kiaupa is Professor of History at the Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas and Senior Researcher at the History Institute in Vilnius. He is editor-in-chief of the history annual “Lietuvos istorijos metraštis” and author of several books and numerous articles.
JŪRATĖ KIAUPIENĖ is Senior Researcher at the Institute of Lithuanian History, Vilnius, Head of the Section on the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Professor of History at the Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas. She published numerous books and articles on this subject.
SVEN EKDAHL is Assistant Professor of History at Gothenburg University and Professor of Medieval History at the Polish-Scandinavian Research Institute in Copenhagen. He has published extensively on the history of the Teutonic Order in Prussia as well as treated Polish, Baltic, and Scandinavian themes.
There are several impulses which led me to the history of medieval landscape, and particularly that of Medieval Livonia. When discussing with Gerhard Jaritz the availability of medieval primary sources on the Eastern Baltic landscape, I was obliged to point out the extreme scarcity of medieval picture images, illuminated manuscripts or maps of Livonia.
I related how, according to the Novgorod Chronicles, newly arrived crusaders, together with the Sword Brothers, allied themselves with the Russian-Orthodox Pskovites before they went on to their crushing defeat at the hands of the Lithuanians at Saule in September 1236.
The Battle of Grunwald, fought on July 15th, 1410, has a kind of mythical status in the history of not only Poland, but Lithuania and Germany. Called the Battle of Tannenberg by the Germans and the Battle of Zalgiris by the Lithuanians, this clash was decisive moment in the history of the Eastern Europe.
W PRZEŹROCZU SYMBOLU GRUNWALDZKIEGO Lisowska, Kinga , Marchlewski, Szymon Pracownia Wydawnicza „ElSet”, Olsztyn (2010) Abstract „W przeźroczu symbolu grunwaldzkiego” to polsko-litewski projekt, który został zrealizowany w ramach…
Na znak świetnego zwycięstwa Ostrowski, Jan Wawel: Grunwald 1410-2010,Dodatek Specjalny, 29 Kwietnia (2010) Abstract 8 maja roku 1410 Władysław Jagiełło wyruszył z Wawelu na…
Known as the Battle of Grunwald in Poland, the Battle of Tannenberg in Germany and as the Battle of Zalgirio in Lithuania, the military clash was one of the largest and longest battle fought during the medieval period.
Art and Jewish–Polish Relations: Matejko and Gottlieb at the National Museum in Warsaw MENDELSOHN, EZRA Jewish Studies at the Central European University, Budapest…
The battle of Tannenberg (Grunwald) in 1410 By Dmetrius Dviochenko de Markov From Crecy to Mohacs: Warfare in the Late Middle Ages (1346-1526):…
Henry Monte and the Prussian Rising of 1260 Urban, William (Monmouth College) LITHUANIAN QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, Volume 24, No.2 – Summer…
The Prussian-Lithuanian Frontier of 1242 Urban, William LITHUANIAN QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, Volume 21, No.4 – Winter (1975) Abstract Although the Teutonic…
The foundation of the bishopric in Vilnius in 1387, marked by the presence of Jogaila (1350-1434) to assist in teaching the fundamental tenets of the faith, was a decisive, moment in the history of the Lithuanian people. I