a Latin word meaning “land of the Slavs.”
geocultural province includes parts of today’s Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine.
Things related to this province are Slavic.
North: Baltic Sea (Gulf
of Finland) from the mouth of the Narva River east to the Neva River, Lake
Ladoga, Svir River, Lake Onega, Lake Beloya, Sheksna River, Rybinsk Reservoir, Volga
River as far as Yaroslavl.
East: Volga River from
Yaroslavl to the mouth of the Kuma River on the Caspian Sea.
To the north and east lies the area of Incognita we call Asia.
South: Kuma River from
its mouth on the Caspian Sea west then south to the point nearest the city of
Cherkessk on the Kuban River, then north and west along the Kuban River to the
Sea of Azov, Crimea, then the Black Sea to the mouth of the Dniester River.
the south lie that area of Incognita we call Persia and the geocultural
province of Anatolia.
West: The Dniester
River (Black Sea to headwaters).
River (from its headwaters east of Lviv to Brest).
River (various tributaries running north and south).
River, Lake Peipsi, and Narva River to the Gulf of Finland.
the west lie the geocultural provinces of Dacia and Polonia.
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