Piltene


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Piltene

 

a city in Ventspils Raion, Latvian SSR, on the right bank of the Venta River, 25 km southeast of the Ventspils railroad station. Knitwear and canned fruit are produced in Piltene.

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5) The same day he sent a letter to his governor and counsellors in the Piltene Stift.
The instructions sent to Piltene probably envisaged attempts to preserve the neutrality of the Courland Bishopric.
Moreover, the distribution and relationships of regional lithostratigraphical units corresponding to the Hirnantian in southern Estonia and Latvia (Kuldiga and Saldus formations, and Bernati, Edole, Piltene, and Broceni members) are still insufficiently understood.
The Porkuni Stage encompasses the Kuldiga and Saldus formations, both of which are subdivided into two members: Bernati and Edole, and Piltene and Broceni, respectively (Fig.
Relatively pure limestones with less than 10% siliciclastic material dominate in the Piltene Member (units 7 and 8) of the Saldus Formation above the 895.
Magnus' letters sent from Piltene to Denmark on May 4th, which are kept in the National Archives of Denmark, give no hint of him having received Taube's dispatch; however, he expresses concern that the hostilities with the Swedes may break out again and put Kuressaare in danger.
29) This and the previous letters allow for a reconstruction of the path of the correspondence between Magnus and Taube and Kruse: from Piltene to Saaremaa, then through the territory of the Parnu household troops to Viljandi, and further on to Tartu.
The next in importance was the Russians' land seizure in Lappland, the third was Parnu, and the last--the plea that the Tsar did not touch the possessions of Denmark and Magnus in Livonia (Laanemaa was held by the Swedes anyway and any raids by Russians would have harmed Swden in the first place, while Saaremaa and the Piltene region were not directly threatened).
Sellest innustunult suundusid nad nelja moisameeste lipkonna ja uhe hertsog Magnuse poolt Piltene piirkonna "junkrutest" moodustatud lipkonnaga Tallinna piirama.
Hertsog Magnuse kasutuses oli samal ajal kolm moisameestena kasitatavat lipkonda (Saaremaa, Laanemaa ja Piltene aadlilipkond), Gotthard Kettleri kasutuses oli 1563.
a puhkes Taani ja Rzeczpospolita vahel Piltene stifti parast sojaline konflikt, milles Jurgen oli eriti kahemottelises olukorras.