If we look at the names of the satellites of Basil – they fit very well into the Novgorod elite of the first half of the 14th century.
Author PVK twice calls the Novgorodians our. This is quite definitely points to the author of Novgorod origin. Therefore, it would be more logical to see PVK as part of the ancient Novgorod chronicle of the 1330s. Our table also indicates this. But this did not happen, and for unknown reasons, PVK got to Novgorod by a roundabout way.
The way of "Tale of Vasily Kalika" against the background of the Novgorod and Moscow chronicles 1st half 15th c.