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and agreed to divide the Kievan territory among themselves and their
descendants, although, later, Vladimir Monomakh made a briefly successful
attempt (1113-25) to reunite the land of Rus. Decline of Kiev. The hegemony of
the prince of ...
They chose (from among themselves) a mayor, a military commander, and a
council of aldermen, who controlled the affairs of the city and its territories. The
town itself was divided into five "ends," which seem to have corresponded to the "
To intimidate intruders on its territory, the frilled lizard of Australia (
Chlamydosaurus) extends a throat frill almost as wide as the lizard is long. The
tails of many lizards break off (autotomize) easily. The broken-off section wriggles
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