Погружение в провинциальность: Великий Новгород при Петре Великом
The paper discusses the origin of pragmatic writing in Early Rus’ and its relationship to the Church Slavonic tradition. The emergence of birchbark literacy in Novgorod at about 1030 is treated as a by-product of the spread of church education under the reign of Jaroslav the Wise. The intermingling of lay and ecclesiastic affairs in the life of Lyudin konec of Novgorod is shown to have produded the breeding ground for the proliferation of birchbark writing in this part of the city.
The article deal with the issue of relations between Swedish administration (General De la Gardie) and Novgorod society in 1611-1617. The plot of the study is the evolution of the regime – from alliance (1612-1612) to occupation (since late 1614 – 1617).
The book includes different documents on the history of Novgorod in the age of Peter the Great taken from the Historical Archive of Saint-Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The article is a preliminary publication of the birchbark letters found in Novgorod and Staraya Russa during the archeological season of 2016.
In 17th century one of the important function of Novgorod the Great was the borderline activity. It was the first big city of Muscovite State where everybody been came from the Sweden was interviewed and only then – let inside the state. All the roads coming from Sweden passed through Novgorod – from Finland (via Tesovo fortress) and since 1629 from Livonia (via Pskov). After the treaty in Altmark between Sweden and Polish-Lithuania military looking for a place to serve started to find their fortune in Muscovy. When in 1632 the War against Polish-Lithuania had been initiated in Moscow Russian government started the hiring of foreign officers and soldiers. Novgorod was the most important base of the hiring because the most of foreign military came through Sweden. Also the military equipment and arms came to Muscovy from Northern Germany and the Netherlands via the Baltic sea. In July 1633 the process of receiving armour was organized in Tesovo also.
The article is an observation of the newly recognized documents in the Research Archives, St.Petersburg Institute for History, for studying Prince Hans’ of Denmark visit to Muscovy in 1602. The place of these documents in the documental complex of provincial State offices is also under consideration. The article shows the role of the sources for studying social landscape of Muscovite North-West immediately before the Time of Troubles: the nomenclature of different ranks in the towns of Novgorod Military District; the mobilization possibilities of Novgorod stockholders, the issue of famine in early 17th century. List of newly recognized documents is published in the supplement
The book is a volume of research articles on history and archaeology of Novgorod and Novgorod Land from Middle afes to the Early Modern