Lithuania Ascending: A Pagan Empire within East-Central Europe, 1295-1345

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From 1250 to 1795 Lithuania covered a vast area of eastern and central Europe. Until 1387 the country was pagan. How this huge state came to expand, defend itself against western European crusaders and play a conspicuous part in European life are the main subjects of this book. Chapters are devoted to the types of sources used, to the religion of the ancient Balts (and the discovery of a pagan temple in Vilnius in the late 1980s), and to Lithuanian relations and wars with Poland and the Germans. Under Grand Duke Gediminas, ...

Lithuania Ascending: A Pagan Empire within East-Central Europe, 1295-1345 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107658769

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Lithuania Ascending: A Pagan Empire Within East-Central Europe, 1295 1345 2004, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521450119

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