Records with tag "history"

Niasvizh buildings

The first mention about Niasvizh was linkes former with the name of Jury Niasvizhski, who took part in the battle on Kalka river in May 31, 1223, but this version was denied by scholars in late 80-th of XX century. The monumental stone buildings of late XVI – early XX centuries are presented...

History of the Radziwills' Family

There was no family in the history of the Great Principality of Lithuania (below – GPL) which could be equal to the Radziwiłłs in the number of prominent political, clerical, military, and cultural figures. Its representatives twice took the highest, in the GPL church hierarchy, position of...

Fortifications

In 1586 Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł ordered to townspeople to build a number of fortifications. Till the end of XVI th century the building was mostly finishes. The high earth wall was the main part of the fortification structures. It looked as a pentagon with 7 bastions and covered...