(In some versions it is respectively a vine and a rose which grow from either tomb and interlace midway.) We need have little wonder that this beautiful love-story was extremely popular throughout the middle ages.
During floods they pour over their banks upon the surrounding valleys, by a thousand channels which interlace and establish communication between the main streams. After numerous bifurcations they find their way into the sea by three principal mouths.
The sources of the Don interlace with the tributaries of the Oka, while the upper tributaries of the Kama join those of the N.