Baltic Peoples: Pomesanians, Balts, Prussian Lithuanians, Lithuanian People, Old Prussians, Haplogroup T, Kursenieki, Yotvingians, Aes Books LLC

ISBN: 9781155692975

Published: August 29th 2011

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36 pages


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Baltic Peoples: Pomesanians, Balts, Prussian Lithuanians, Lithuanian People, Old Prussians, Haplogroup T, Kursenieki, Yotvingians, Aes  by  Books LLC

Baltic Peoples: Pomesanians, Balts, Prussian Lithuanians, Lithuanian People, Old Prussians, Haplogroup T, Kursenieki, Yotvingians, Aes by Books LLC
August 29th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 36 pages | ISBN: 9781155692975 | 5.30 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Pomesanians, Balts, Prussian Lithuanians, Lithuanian people, Old Prussians, Haplogroup T, Kursenieki,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 34. Chapters: Pomesanians, Balts, Prussian Lithuanians, Lithuanian people, Old Prussians, Haplogroup T, Kursenieki, Latvian people, Yotvingians, Aesti, Latgalians, Warmians, Baltic people in the United Kingdom, Bartians, Herkus Monte, Pogesanians, Curonians, Nadruvians, Diwanus, Skalvians, Sambians, Galindians, Natangians, Gints Bude, Skomantas of Sudovia, Glappo, Samogitians, Lithuanians in the United Kingdom, Semigallians, Pomeranian Balts, Glande, East Baltic race, Auctume, Scalovia, Dniepr Balts, Selonians.

Excerpt: The term Prussian Lithuanians or Lietuvininkai (singular: Lietuvininkas, also Lietuvininkai) refers to a Western Lithuanian ethnic group, which did not form a nation and inhabited a territory in East Prussia called Prussian Lithuania or Lithuania Minor (Lithuanian: , German: ) in contrast to the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and later the Republic of Lithuania (Lithuania Major).

Unlike most Lithuanians, who remained Roman Catholic after the Protestant Reformation, most Lietuvininkai became Lutheran-Protestants (Evangelical-Lutheran). There were 121,345 speakers of Lithuanian in the Prussian census of 1890. Almost all fled or were expelled after World War II, when East Prussia was divided between Poland and the Soviet Union. The northern part became the Kaliningrad Oblast, while the southern part was attached to Poland. Only the small Klaip da Region (German: ) was attached to Lithuania.

Flag of the Prusai minority.The term Preu ische Litauer (Prussian Lithuanians in German) appeared in German texts of the 16th century. The term Kleinlitaw (Lithuania Minor in German) was first used by Simon Grunau between 1517 and 1527. Prussian Lithuanians used various names for themselves: Prussians (Lithuanian: Pr sai, German: Preusch), Prussian Lithuanians (Lithuanian: Pru Lietuwiai, Pru Lietuvininkai, Pru i ki Lietuvininkai, Ge...



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