Vinnitsa, Khmelnitskiy, Teile Ternopil,
Kirovograd, Odessa and Cherkassi Regionen
Teil der Polnisch-Litauischen Commenwelth (RzeczPospolita)
. Es befindet sich im Zentrum zwischen Dniestr and dem Fluss Bog.
wurde es polnisch, durch die Besitznahme von Kazimierz dem Grossen.
In the middle of XIVth century the Lithuanian
period of the history of the region began. At the same time there appeared
the name "Podolian land".
As the result of Polish-Lithuanian war the territory of Western Podillia
with Kamenets as the center became part of Polish kingdom (1434). The
eastern part of Podillia (Bratslavshchina) remained in Lithuanian principality.
Lublin Union (1569) proclaimed the formation of a new state - Rich Pospolita
which united Lithuania and Poland.
Podillia and Bratslavshchina where parts of that state as provinces.
The events of Liberation War of the middle of XVIIth century changed
greatly the future of Podolian lands, caused the formation of new administrative
- territorial units in Ukrainian Cossack state. But at the beginning
of the XVIIIth century Podillia and Bratslavshchina were returned to
Rich Pospolita and remained there up to the end of the century (to the
second division of Poland in 1793).
We will tell you about the family of nobility that
were connected with Podillia and Bratslavshchina for nearly five centuries;
we will visit castles and fortresses of the Middle Ages which defended
steppe Borders of Ukraine from hordes; we will invite you to the underground
passages fool of mystery and puzzles.