Re: [sig] Persona
- In a message dated 9/27/2000 9:48:21 PM Central Daylight Time,
> Now, somebody correct me if I am wrong againg, but I belive that in 1550terribly
> there were no Russian towns on Black Sea (if I am wrong, it will be
> embarassing as I grew up there and think I know the history of the region).It would seem that you are quite correct. While earlier on Russia did reach
> So, Kseniia could not be from a town near the Black Sea -- sorry.
to the Black Sea, it seems that around 1550 Poland, the Crimean Khanate and
the Ottoman Empire (which did reach the Western shore of the Black Sea) cut
Russia off completely from the Black Sea.