Ancient Lithuanian Kanklės / Construction, distribution

Selonian, Semigolian, Samogitian, Curonian



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The old Baltic Selonian, Semigolian and Curonian tribes inhabited in current Lithuania and Latvia, while Samogitians - in western Lithuania.

Picture: Baltic tribes in 9th - 12th cc.:
1 - Lithuanians,
2 - Curonians,
3 - Semigolians,
4 - Selonians,
5 - Samogitians,
6 - Nadruvians,
7 - Prussians,
8 - Jotvingians,
9 - Skalvians,
10 - Latgalians,
11 - lithuanizated Baltic tribes;
(Lietuvių etnogenezė 1987:186).

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Picture: Baltic tribes in the beginning of 2nd millennium A. D. in the territory of current Lithuania:
1 - Curonians,
2 - Skalvians,
3 - Samogitians,
4 - Semigolians,
5 - Aukštaičiai,
6 - Jotvingians,
7 - Selonians,
8 - Latgalians,
9 - Eastern Slavs;
(Volkaitė - Kulikauskienė 1970:39).

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