Козаки́ (Cossack) Heraldry

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My guides described these shields or medallions on the northern side of the central bastion of the Сечь (Sich) as emblems of the leaders of the Козаки́ (Cossacks) placed there basically to inform outsiders as to who was present within the fortress at a particular time; similar to a lord's or knight's flag with a coat-of-arms flown over a castle in western Europe.

(Submitted to the 2014 March NPC contest as entry #27.)

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Comments (4)

Méry 3°人~°。 on September 20, 2012

Photo instructivei !   et bellee photo: bravo !

Salutations de Cannes (France).    

~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~•~>    MES MACROS

mg1744 on September 21, 2012

Merci, Mery, Mark

Carlo M. Dimhofen on April 20, 2013

Very impressive tower, great shot.

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Best regards,

Michael

mg1744 on May 20, 2013

Danke Michael and all the best from the US, Mark

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Photo taken in Voznesenivskyi district, Zaporizhia, Zaporiz'ka oblast, Ukraine

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