Vseslav of Polotsk( Prince of Polotsk)
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Biography Vseslav of Polotsk
son of the Prince of Polotsk Brjachislav Izyaslavich. Contrary to the policy of his father, the first time Vseslav reign (from 1044) lived in harmony with Yaroslav and in 1060, Mr.. participated with them in a campaign to Torks. In 1065, Mr.. Vseslav surprise attack on Pskov. Having failed, he in 1066 or 1067 g. made a devastating attack on Novgorod, but his return was overtaken and defeated Yaroslav; they captured Vseslav and his two sons and put them in Kiev dungeon. September 15, 1068, Mr.. Kievans, irritated their prince Izyaslav Yaroslavich proclaimed prince prisoner Vseslav. He reigned in Kiev just 7 months. When Izyaslav returned with Polish help, Vseslav secretly fled in Polotsk (April 1069). Izyaslav, capturing Kiev, drove Vseslav of Polotsk and planted there his son Mstislav (soon died and was replaced by his brother Svyatopolk). Vseslav fled, apparently to vodi, gained from her army and 23 October the same year appeared in Novgorod, but was cut to pieces. In 1071, Mr.. he mastered the Polotsk and resist it, even after losing a battle Izyaslavich Goloticheska. By 1073, Mr.. became noticeable rapprochement between Izyaslav and Vseslav. Brothers Izyaslav, Svyatoslav and Vsevolod, found themselves in danger and Izyaslav expelled from Kiev, Vseslav do not touch. Why and how have Vseslav soured relations with the victors, we do not know, but in 1077 - 1078 years he was with them wrestle. Monomakh made in 1083, Mr.. devastating march to Polotsk, do not know what caused. After that, peace is not violated. Vseslav died in 1101, Mr.. Vseslav last held in his hands all the land of Polotsk endured under his rule the heyday of its forces. Popular in his reign, Vseslav enjoyed great fame and beyond. His birth and life beautifully wrapped fictions. Wed. reviews chronicles and "The Lay of Igor". - See. Danilevich "Essay on the history of Polotsk" C. H-in.