Muscovy


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Muscovy:

see Moscow, grand duchy ofMoscow or Muscovy, grand duchy of,
state existing in W central Russia from the late 14th to mid-16th cent., with the city of Moscow as its nucleus.
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Muscovy

1. a Russian principality (13th to 16th centuries), of which Moscow was the capital
2. an archaic name for Russia and Moscow
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The first is on the historical and geographical background to the rise of Muscovy, the second on the Muscovite Empire through 1700, and the third on the eighteenth century.
Muscovy ducks are native to Mexico and Central and South America but are common and found worldwide.
Given the nature of the primary sources in Muscovy, conceptualizing and interpreting images presents one of the more challenging tasks for the scholar.
Muscovy did not feel obliged to wear shorter feathers in her nether region or walk on her webbed toes to gain their attention, and indeed, it apparently was unnecessary.
But soon, he'll be sent off to a private farm's pond for a new life with other Muscovy ducks.
He uses his power on the clergy the same way as on the laity, disposing freely and at his will the life and property of everyone; of all the councilors whom he has, not one uses this position to dare to differ with him or to reject him in an affair." (11) Characterizing this time of transition of Russian society from a period of "udel'naya Rus"' (when Russia was fragmented into many independent principalities) to Muscovy absolutism, (12) the well-known Russian historian N.
Muscovy at first tried to use these disagreements to extend its dominion over Cossackdom.
Greater numbers of ibises in urban parks also puts them contact with animals they wouldn't normally meet in natural environments, like muscovy and mallard ducks, gulls and other common city birds, all reservoirs of diseases for birds.
Therefore, the present study aimed to study the utilization of some single cell protein sources on growth performance of Muscovy ducks under heat stress condition in Sinai region.
Abercerdin Primary's new farm project was dealt a blow when the large Muscovy ducks were killed and their bodies dumped at the farm entrance.
It is home to mallards, coots, Muscovy and tufted ducks, moorhens, as well as greylags and Canada geese.
Individual essays pursue this enquiry in sources dating from the early Middle Ages through to the seventeenth century, and across France, England, Germany, Castile, and as far a field as Muscovy. Such breadth and variety could make for a disjointed volume.