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Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:26 pm
manilla says...



I'm writing a story that takes place in several different phases in Belarusian history, which are Belarus in the 7-13th centuries (Eastern Slavs), the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and Belarus under the Russian Empire.

Would someone give me the daily lifestyle of primarily the nobility, like what they wore or ate or their customs?
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I wasn't able to find much, but I did locate a site that might be helpful, at least for the later parts of the time era. Hope this helps: http://www.belarusguide.com/culture1/cl ... index.html
but I also found an image that might work, even though I'm fairly sure it's more early Germanic influenced than Slavic, but if we don't know the exact mannerisms of the people in that time period we can guess based on location how they dressed and acted. My suggestion is just to search around that time period in Russia, Poland, and Ukraine and see what's up. Hope this makes some sense, at least!
and good for you, writing about early Belarusian culture that's gotta be a challenge
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Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:56 pm
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Thanks for the site! I do believe the area that is Belarus was controlled by Baltic tribes before the Slavs took over a few centuries later.
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