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INTRODUCTION
PROLOGUE
CHAPTER I - THE SWORD
CHAPTER II - MORAVIA
CHAPTER III - MARHAT
CHAPTER IV - TRIBECH
CHAPTER V - THE ARROW
CHAPTER VI – NITRAVA
CHAPTER VII - BOGATYGRAD
CHAPTER VIII – CLOTHAR
CHAPTER IX - DAGOBERT
CHAPTER X - RETALIATION
EXPLANATORY NOTES


EXPLANATORY NOTES

Acropolis – highest point of a fortress or city

Alemanni – Germanic people from the Upper Rhine

Bogatygrad – Wogastisburg as mentioned in the Chronicle of Fredegar

Carantania – land stretching approximately over present Austria

Carpati – Slavic name for the Carpathian Mountains

Diyagrad – fictional name of the fortress Pohansko near Břeclav

Donar – Germanic thunderer god equivalent to Perun and Thor

Dunay – Slavic name for the river Danube

Gaida – fortress south of Marhat

Great Night - celebration of the spring equinox

Molpir – fortress near Smolenice

Moravia - land stretching approximately around the river Morava

Pannonia - land stretching approximately between the Danube and Sava rivers

Preslav – current city of Bratislava

Venedi – pre-Slavic tribes

Zhrets – Venedian pagan priest

Zubata – other Slavic name for MORENA


INTRODUCTION
PROLOGUE
CHAPTER I - THE SWORD
CHAPTER II - MORAVIA
CHAPTER III - MARHAT
CHAPTER IV - TRIBECH
CHAPTER V - THE ARROW
CHAPTER VI – NITRAVA
CHAPTER VII - BOGATYGRAD
CHAPTER VIII – CLOTHAR
CHAPTER IX - DAGOBERT
CHAPTER X - RETALIATION
EXPLANATORY NOTES