Nishan[a] was a Polabian Slavic tribe that inhabited the basin of Elbe river near Dresden. They most likely were in the union with Glomatian tribe.[1] They were conquered by Holy Roman Empire between 928 and 929, and their lands were incorporated into the Margravate of Meissen.[1][2]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Latin: Nisane; Polish: Niżanie, Niszanie

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Lech Leciejewicz (red.), Mały słownik kultury dawnych Słowian. p. 262.
  2. ^ James Westfall Thompson. Feudal Germany, Volume II

BibliographyEdit

  • Lech Leciejewicz (red.), Mały słownik kultury dawnych Słowian. Warsaw. Wiedza Powszechna. 1998. ISBN 83-214-0499-5.
  • James Westfall Thompson. Feudal Germany, Volume II. New York. Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. 1928.