Zvenyhorod Principality

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Zvenyhorod Principality was a historical state which existed in the XI-XIII centuries on the west of modern Ukraine with the capital in Zvenyhorod. In 1349, Principality became part of Polish Kingdom.


Around the year of 1084, the principalities of Zvenigorod, Terebovlia and Peremyshl were founded within the Principality of Volhynia. Zvenigorod went to Volodar Rostislavich, the others to his brothers.

In 1141 the principality united with Peremyshl and Terebovlia.

In 1239 the area was subordinated to the Golden Horde. In 1349 the principality went under control of Kingdom of Poland, then became part of it in 1392.

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  • "Енциклопедія українознавства", T. 2, Lwów 2000, s. 766, ISBN 5-7707-4048-5