"In Europe, the easternmost [part] - Scythia, which we call the Great Svitod. They preached the apostle Philip. Gardariki (Rus, see below -. Aut.), There is Palteskya (Polotsk, see below -. Aut.) And Kenugardy (Kiev, see below -. Aut.), Where he lived the first Magog, son of Japheth, son of Noah. In the same (ie the territory of Gardariki - Russia - Author) located Kurland and Kiryalaland, Samland (Samara - Samarkand - auth.), Ermland ... Trakia - it's the same as the Grikland. They lived at first Tiras, son of Japheth, son of Noah. From it came the people who called Turks ", p. 96.