Староладожский сборник. Выпуск 9
The book is the collection of papers on history, archaeology and art critics of North-West Russia and Baltic area.
The article deals with the newly founded document – a letter from Ivan Saltykov to Polish king Sigismund III from Ladoga fortress shortly taken from the troops of Colonel Delaville. There comes also analysis of letter’s language and characteristic of the historical context of its appearance.
The article deals with so called Staraja Ladoga “Big Houses” – the specific dwellings of 9-10th cc. usually connected with the Scandinavian component in Staraja Ladoga settlement. The article include critical analysis of existing interpretations of the type and some qualifications of chronology and planigrahy of this group of dwellings.