Principalities

Some articles on principalities:

Romanian Jews - Early 19th Century
... uprising of 1821 and the Danubian Principalities' occupation by Filiki Eteria troops under Alexander Ypsilantis, Jews were victims of pogroms and persecutions in places ... Following the 1829 Treaty of Adrianople (which allowed the two Principalities to freely engage in foreign trade), Moldavia, where commercial niches had been largely left ... Jewish children are accepted in schools in the two Principalities only if they wore the same clothing as others ...
Albanian Principalities
... The term Albanian Principalities refers to a number of principalities created in the Middle Ages in Albania and Epirus that were ruled by Albanian ... of Arbër, however it is in the 14th century and the beginning of the 15th century that these principalities became stronger, especially because of the fall of the Serbian Empire ... Most of these principalities were united in 1444 under the military alliance called League of Lezha ...
Slavery In Romania
... on the territory of present-day Romania from before the founding of the principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia in 13th–14th century, until it was abolished in stages during the 1840s and 1850s ... only as smiths, gold panners and as agricultural workers, but when the principalities became more urbanized, increasingly more of them were used as domestic workers ... the Wallachian state freed the slaves it owned and by 1856, in both principalities, all the categories of slaves had been freed ...