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Skalvians The inhabitants can be traced back to burial grounds with cremated remains and occasional graves of horses. Judging from the diggings, Scalovians are assumed to have been related to other Western Balts such as Curonians and more distantly to Prussians. Typical Scalovian sepulchral relics are found in "Strewa", "Skomanten", "Jurgaiten", "Nikeln", "Paulaiten", "Wilku Kampas", "Weszaiten", "Greyszönen", "Lompönen" and "Wittgirren".
Skalvians The meaning is uncertain: "skalwa" "splinter (living split off)" or "skalauti" "between waters". According to Prussian legends, the tribe's name is derived from one of the sons of King Waidewuto named Schalauo.
Skalvians The last mention of the Scalovians was between 1542 (inhabitants of the castle of Ragnit) and 1563 (inhabitants of Splitter).
Skalvians The Scalovians (; ), also known as the Skalvians, "Schalwen" and "Schalmen", were a Baltic tribe related to the Prussians. According to the "Chronicon terrae Prussiae" of Peter of Dusburg, the now extinct Scalovians inhabited the land of Scalovia south of the Curonians and Samogitians, by the lower Neman River ca. 1240.
Skalvians This region is located at both sides of the river Memel north of Nadruvians and south of Samogitia. In the North-East it stretched to rivers Šešupė, Ežeruona and Jūra. In the East it bordered on Sudovia, in the North-West on river Minija, in the West on the Curonian Lagoon and in the South-West on river Gilija. The center were the towns of Rusnė, Ragainė and Tilžė.
Skalvians The center of Scalovia was the castle of Ragnit. Peter von Dusburg told about a wooden castle which could not be conquered by force or starvation because the inhabitants of the stronghold had put in an artificial lake, stocked with fish. The conquerors had to burn down the castle.
Skalvians In 1276-1277, Scalovia was subjugated by the Teutonic Knights. In the chronicles of the Knights were mentioned the nobles "Sarecka" (Sareikā), "Surbantas", "Svirdotas" and "Surdota". In 1281, "Jondele Schalwithe" got the first "Landesprivileg," and in 1289 the castle of order Ragnit was built. Between 1281 and 1383, privileges were made out: 1338 in "Pleikischken" near Plaschken, 1312 and 1333 near "Sasavo" in the region between Laugßargen and Tauragė, 1307 in "Sintine" near Tilsit, 1307 "Gigen" (near present-day Pagėgiai), 1309 "Linkone", 1350 "Linkonen" (Linkuhnen) as well as "Weinoten" near Tilsit, "Tusseinen" near Ragnit and "Linkuhnen". Lithuanian immigrants were "Sipe" (1339) and the brothers "Pogins and Skirgaila" (1359). In 1411, a campaign of the Samogitians under their leader Rumbaudas Valimantaitis against the castles of Ragnit, Tilsit and Splitter is testified.
Rambynas In the 1st-6th centuries A.D. an ethnic group called Skalvians formed in the area, they stood out to neighbouring tribes due to their unique culture and customs. It is believed that Rambynas was the spiritual centre for all Skalvians . Archaeological findings show unique richness from neighbouring tribes. This is obviously due to life near the Nemunas river, which was the main trading route.
Pagėgiai Pagėgiai (, ) is a city in the south western Lithuania. It is located in the region of the former prussian tribe of Skalvians. It is the capital of Pagėgiai municipality, and as such it is part of Tauragė County.
Rambynas By the 13th century Teutonic aggression toward the local tribes became commonplace. The Skalvians maintained close relations with Lithuania. Later, due to unequal power, this Baltic tribe was forced to surrender to the Teutonic Order and eventually merged with the which lived nearby. It is believed that Ramigės Castle stood on Rambynas hill and by 1276, was destroyed by the Crusaders .