Population of Pripyat Polesie in the 1st millennium AD

N. N. Dubitskaya
2021 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Humanitarian Series  
The article is devoted to the history of the settlement of the Pripyat Polesye in the 1st millennium AD. The main attention is paid to the monuments of the first half of the 1st millennium AD, their dating and cultural identity. It is noted that at present the source study base does not allow to reliably "make ancient" the Slavic Prague culture in the Pripyat Polesie until the IV century. and associate it with the monuments of the post-Zarubinets circle. At the end of the III century BC tribes
more » ... century BC tribes of the Zarubintsy culture came to the territory of Pripyat Polesye. This is the period of decline of the previous Milograd culture (VIII – III centuries BC). The "Milograd" features undoubtedly gave their specific features to the material culture of the Polesie Zarubintsy. By the middle of the 1st century. Zarubinets culture in Pripyat Polesie ceased to exist. It was believed that between the Zarubintsy culture and the Prague Slavic culture of the 5th–7th centuries there is a chronological gap.
doi:10.29235/25242369-2021-66-2-163-168 fatcat:q334fuw435df3dxjd26qk2orea