|There are no records of who built the serpents
wall and when, we only know they were built in ancient times to
protect my hometown from nomads tribes and some other wild
May be those arrow-heads remember Mongols. In 13 century, the
Baty-Khan, the grandson of Genghis Khan brought his army to the
walls and tryed to talk people of my town to surrender.
The Baty-Khan was captivated with the beauty of a churches
and didn't want to ruin it.
As Kievers refused to surrender Mongols sieged town.
Siege lasted for a weeks and as nearly all male population
died in defending town, some traitors opened gates and thousands
of Mongols broke in.
Killing people and burning houses they surrender last
defenders at this church and many climbed on the roof. Finally
church fallen, burrying everyone and it was the end of epoch of
freedom and prosperity called Kievan Rus and beginning of the
Sometimes I think, it was good for those people to die and
not to see all rape and slavery which lasted for more then
Before Mongols came the people in my town had blue eyes and
blond hair, now we mostly have dark haired people with hazel
eyes and I am one of them and I don't mind being a brunette.