From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Old East Slavic or Old Russian was a language used during the 10th–15th centuries by East Slavs in Kievan Rus' and states which evolved after the collapse of Kievan Rus', from which later the Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Rusyn and Pomor languages evolved.
Although the language is sometimes called "Old Russian"...
- General considerations
The language was a descendant of the Proto-Slavic language...
- Literary language of Kievan Rus'
The political unification of the region into the state...
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The East Slavic languages constitute one of the three regional subgroups of Slavic languages, currently spoken throughout Eastern Europe, Northern Asia, and the Caucasus. It is the group with the largest numbers of speakers, far out-numbering the Western and Southern Slavic groups.
The East Slavs are Slavic peoples speaking the East Slavic languages. Formerly the main population of the loose medieval Kievan Rus federation state  , by the seventeenth century they evolved into the Belarusian , Russian , Rusyn and Ukrainian  people.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Old East Slavic or Old Russian was a language used during the 10th–15th centuries by East Slavs in Kievan Rus' and states which evolved after the collapse of Kievan Rus'.
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Old East Slavic, a language used during the 10th–15th centuries by East Slavs This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title East Slavic . If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article.
East Slavic is generally thought to converge to one Old East Slavic language, which existed until at least the 12th century. Linguistic differentiation was accelerated by the dispersion of the Slavic peoples over a large territory, which in Central Europe exceeded the current extent of Slavic-speaking majorities.
Antes (common ancestors of the East Slavs; some were also the ancestors of part of West Slavs and South Slavs) . Western-Northern groups. Western Russian group / Western Ruthenian group / Western Old East Slavs ("Russians" or "Russian group" in the broad sense means Old East Slavic peoples, the common group from where modern ethnic groups or peoples of the Rusinians, Ukrainians, Belarusans and ...
Old Church Slavonic or Old Slavonic (/ sləˈvɒnɪk /, / slæˈ -/), also known as Old Church Slavic, or Old Slavic (/ ˈslɑːvɪk, ˈslæv -/) was the first Slavic literary language (autonym словѣ́ньскъ ѩꙁꙑ́къ, slověnĭskŭ językŭ).
 The Old East Slavic Slavuta for the Dnieper River was argued by Henrich Bartek (1907–1986) to be derived from slova and also the origin of Slověne.  The English term slave derives from the ethnonym Slav.
The oldest mention of the Slavic ethnonym is the 6th century AD Procopius, writing in Byzantine Greek, using various forms such as Sklaboi (Σκλάβοι), Sklabēnoi (Σκλαβηνοί), Sklauenoi (Σκλαυηνοί), Sthlabenoi (Σθλαβηνοί), or Sklabinoi (Σκλαβῖνοι), while his contemporary Jordanes refers to the Sclaveni in Latin.