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1049Re: [Galicia_Poland-Ukraine] Re: Sokal Region

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  • Laurence Krupnak
    Jul 4 12:09 PM
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      Hello Peter,

      Here is some information about the Zaporozhian Cossacks:


      http://www.encyclopediaofukraine.com/display.asp?AddButton=pages\Z\A\ZaporizhiaThe.htm

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      Lavrentiy






      Peter Wilk wrote:
      >
      > Hello Laurence,
      >
      > I think the term is "Zaporozhe Cossacks".
      >
      > Also Would any one know whether Konasiewicz and Konaszewicz are the
      > same names spelt differently? The i for the z? Is one a the
      > polonized version of the other?
      >
      > --- In Galicia_Poland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com, "krupniak"
      > <Lkrupnak@e...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hello Peter,
      > >
      > > That description is highly non-standard/atypical useage.
      > >
      > > A Cossack (in Russian Kazak and in Ukrainian Kozak, from
      > Turkish
      > > word kazak (meaning free person)) typically refers to a person who
      > > opposed Polish rule in Rus' (or what the Poles regard as their
      > > Kresy).
      > >
      > > Anyway, a cossack in its most general meaning means free
      > spirit, a
      > > wanderer, free person.
      > >
      > > I thus don't know for sure what a "Polish loyal cossack" is.
      > No
      > > Kozak/Kazak would attend a Roman Catholic church, since they were
      > > some of the most harden defenders of the Orthodox faith in Rus'.
      > >
      > > _______
      > >
      > > Lavrentiy
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In Galicia_Poland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com, "Peter Konasiewicz"
      > > <wilk@w...> wrote:
      > > > From what I have been able to discover, they were
      > > > described as being "Polish loyal cossacks". They were all
      > > > baptised as roman catholic @ St Michael's in Sokal.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > On Thu, 01 Jul 2004 20:54:06 -0400
      > > > Laurence Krupnak <Lkrupnak@e...> wrote:
      >
      >
      >
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