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    Monument Svyatoslav Igorevich

    • Mykilske-na-Dnipri, Ukraine
    • Monument Svyatoslav Igorevich$$
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      The monument on the place of death of Prince Svyatoslav Igorevich - one of the oldest monuments dedicated to ancient. According to legend, near the famous Dnieper rapids "Nenasytets", returning after an unsuccessful campaign against Constantinople, was killed in battle with the Pechenegs one of the most militant and active princes of Kiev Svyatoslav, the son of Princess Olga. During his reign (964-972 years) He managed to defeat the Khazar Khanate, conquer Vyatichi, implement military campaigns in Bulgaria and the North Caucasus. Cast iron plate on a granite boulder on the bank of the Dnieper established in 1872 on the site of the alleged death of the prince. The inscription on it reads: "In the year 972 the Dnieper rapids fell in an unequal battle with the Pechenegs Russian Knight, Prince Svyatoslav." Monument is located in a protected area for children's health camps to them. P. Morozov, owns the plant. Petrovsky (Dnepropetrovsk). Visitors accompanies protection.

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