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Historians have read the birchbark XXII century, found in Veliky Novgorod

August 4 2005

In Veliky Novgorod, Russian historians have read the birchbark XXII century. In the Novgorod Regional Committee for the Arts, film and tourism, literacy, the text of which is seven lines, Novgorod and Zhirochka Teshka Vdovin townspeople complain to the actions of a Shilnikov.
"Some of the names mentioned in the fresh bark, have already appeared in other, previously found in the excavation of birch bark" - said the historian.

And, in his opinion, "Shilnikov" - it probably will not name, nickname, which took a bright negative connotation. In a letter found Zhirochka and Teshka Vdovin reported that Shilnikov "poshibaet" foreign pigs and horses, and thus disgrace in the eyes of the entire city Lyudin end.

"The mention of Lyudin end on the Trade side of Veliky Novgorod is the first time, still mentions of it were found only in the later charters," - said the expert.

The rumor of wrongful deeds Shilnikov, the authors of the letter is already spreading throughout the Great Novgorod. In particular, this tells the townspeople certain Nozdrevka.
Striking is the fact that, according to historians, the word "poshibaet" was in Old Slavonic language, multiple meanings. It is, in particular, could mean "steal, steal."
"But the word" poshibaet "had our forefathers another, quite different, at which the text was found bark becomes another very very" criminal "sense" - said the expert.

Medieval charter, found yesterday at a location in the Novgorod Kremlin fourteenth Trinity excavation began in the current archaeological season first. Bark at the so-called bulkhead found Nikandrova Julia, a student of the Novgorod College of Art, which is not the first summer working on archaeological digs. By layers of detection experts dated the letter of the first half of 12 century.

Discovered on Wednesday at Trinity dig medieval elm was already 954 diploma found at excavations in Veliky Novgorod in the last 54 years.

The very first ancient Russian birch bark was found July 26, 1951 at Nerevskom excavation on the ancient bridge Holopaw streets in layers 14-15 centuries. Research work at the Fourteenth Troitsky excavation is currently underway.
Since their beginning June 1, archaeologists have already done a lot of remarkable discoveries, among which were, for example, prichaschalnaya spoon, four writing, women's jewelry, lead seals trade weights and weight related, presumably, to the 12 century.
Archaeological research at Trinity excavation will be completed in late August, according to RIA Novosti.

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