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Knieza Laborec

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Knieza Laborec

Knieza Laborec je jednou z hlavnych postav mnohych diel rusinskych a ukrajinskych spisovatelov. Podla Anonymovej kroniky to bol slovanske knieza, ktory panoval na prelome 9. a 10. storocia. Laborec je spojeny s prichodom madarskych kmenov pod vedenim kniezata Almosa do Karpatskej kotliny. Pri rieke Uh vtedy existovalo slovanske kniezatstvo s centrom na hrade Hung (Uzhorod, Ungvar). Na jeho cele stal Laborec. Obyvatelia ho nazyvali "duka", alebo "comes Laborcy" - zupan hradu. Hrad Hung obsadili Almosovi muzi a Laborec po dobyti hradu Hung ustupil na hrad Zemplin. Almosovi vojvodcovia ho prenasledovali a popravili obesenim pri prameni rieky Svirzavy. Podla legendy bola rieka Svirzava premenovana podla mena kniezata na Laborec.


Keska Vas privedie k bronzovej soche, ktora ma vysku 5.4m, vysku podstavca 1.7m. Jej autorom je akademicky sochar Jan Tapak. Podstavec je zhotoveny z prirodneho kamena, v ktorom je ulozena schranka so zeminou rusinskych obci vychodneho slovenska, ktora ma symbolizovat jednotu a identitu Rusinov, ich jazyka, kultury, zvykov a tradicii.

Prince Laborec

Prince Laborec is one of the main characters of many Rusyn and Ukrainian writers.

According to an anonymous chronicle Prince Laborec was a Slavic prince. He reigned at the turn of the 9th and 10th century. Laborec is connected to the arrival of the Hungarian tribes, led by Prince Almos, to the Carpathian basin. At that time, there was a Slavic princedom by the river Uh, with the centre at Hung castle, at the head of which stood Laborec. The inhabitans used to call him "duka" or the "comes Laborcy" - the warden of the castle. The soldiers of Almos occupied Hung castle. After Hung castle was conquered, Laborec retreated to Zemplin castle. The dukes of Almos pursued him and at the spring of the river Svirzava he was executed by hanging. The legend has it that the river Svirzav was renamed after the prince to Laborec.


The cache will show bronze statue. Has a height of 5.4m, height of the base 1.7m, author is sculptor Jan Tapak. The base is made of a natural stone in which a box containing the Rusyn soil from the villages in eastern Slovakia is kept. It is supposed to symbolize the unity and identity of all the Rusyns, including their language, culture, habits and traditions.

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