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Latinized name of the duchy of Volodymyr. See Volodymyr-VolynskyyVolodymyr-Volynskyy
, Pol. Włodzimierz, Rus. Vladimir-Volynski, city (1989 pop. 38,000), NW Ukraine. It was founded in the 9th cent. and supposedly refounded in 988 by the Grand Duke Vladimir I (Volodymyr I) of Kievan Rus.
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In The Idea of Galicia, Larry Wolff focuses on the Austrian part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, named the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria (Kenigreich Galizien und Lodomerien).
An official knocked on the door with his staff and when the Franciscan friar asked 'Who demands admission?' a sonorous list of titles was proclaimed: 'Otto of Austria, former Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary, Prince Royal of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia, of Dalmatia, Croatia, Slavonia, Galicia, Lodomeria and Illyria; Grand Duke of Tuscany and Cracow; Duke of Lorraine, Salzburg, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola and Bukowina; Grand Prince of Transylvania, Margrave of Moravia' and on and on.
Effective for the kingdoms of Galicia and Lodomeria, inclusive of the Grand Duchy Cracov and the Duchy Bukowina."