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circassian dancers

The Circassians are a North Caucasian ethnic group native to Circassia, who were displaced in the course of the Russian conquest of the Caucasus in the century, especially after the Russian–Circassian War in

Circassian Cavalry Awaiting their Commanding Officer at the Door of a... | Alberto Passini

Alberto Pasini -Circassian Cavalry Awaiting their Commanding Officer at the Door of a Byzantine Monument 1880

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when they are played , silence is needed for that magic

when they are played , silence is needed for that magic

AДЫГЭ Circassian Adiga Çerkes - wedding

I am circassian and i am proud ♥ We Are Adiga We Eat haliva We Dance Qafa We Play agawa

Chechnya during the first war. Chechen civilian rebel praying near the front line. (January, 1995)

Grozny, Chechnya, January Battle of Grozny.Chechen rebels and Russian forces fight for control of the capital city after this Russian republic declared independence.Chechen fighter praying near the front line.

Circassian love

I always thought a medieval/ fantasy wedding would be tacky because fancy men's costumes seem harder to find but both of these outfits are beautiful, and may I even say, classy.

Women, especially of the upper classes, were treated with esteem bordering on reverence. If a man on horseback passed in front of a woman outside her house, he was either obliged to dismount and walk past or, at the very least, show his respect by raising himself a little. In more recent times, a driver in a village had to slow in a similar situation. Furthermore, if a woman passed a group of men, all stood up in deference, the elderly making slight gestures of arising.

a Circassian woman sits on a horse being led by a Circassian man.