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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 ...
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
In 878 Alfred the Great ceded the territory north and east of a line from London to
the northern edge of Wales (about three-fourths of England) to the invaders. This
area of Viking settlement was given the name Danelaw; the Danes were ...
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