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Novgorod Oblast, Russia
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About Veliky Novgorod

Veliky Novgorod, additionally referred to as Novgorod the Great, or Novgorod Veliky, or just Novgorod, is one of the most vital historical cities in Russia. The Sofia First Chronicle makes initial mention of it in 859, whilst the Novgorod First Chronicle first mentions it in 862, while it changed into purportedly already a first-rate Baltics to Byzantium station at the exchange course from the Varangians to the Greeks. The Charter of Veliky Novgorod acknowledges 859 because the 12 months whilst the city become first stated.

Novgorod is historically considered to be the cradle of Russian statehood. Archaeological excavations in the center to past due twentieth century, but, have located cultural layers courting returned only to the past due 10th century, the time of the Christianization of Rus' and a century after it became allegedly founded, suggesting that the chronicle entries mentioning Novgorod within the 850s or 860s are later interpolations.

Archaeological dating in all fairness clean and accurate to inside 15–25 years, as the streets have been paved with timber, and maximum of the houses made from wood, permitting tree ring courting. The Varangian name of the city Holmgård or Holmgard is noted in Norse Sagas as present at a yet in advance degree, but the correlation of this reference with the actual city is unsure. Originally, Holmgard referred to the stronghold, now handiest 2 km to the south of the center of the present-day city, Rurikovo Gorodische.

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