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Mykola Zharkikh (Kyiv)

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Sophia 3rd chronicle

Nicholas Zharkikh

Tsarsky's copy of Sophia 1st chronicle was published separately [Complete Collection of Russian Chronicles. Vol. 39. Sophia First Chronicle, copy I. Tsarsky. M.: Nauka, 1994. 209 p.]. Since this latest chronicle driven to 1508, ie 90 years later Sophia 1st chronicle older recension, it should be called the Sophia 1st chronicles 4th recension. I suggest to it a simplified name Sophia third chronicle. This chronicle is particularly important because it has been preserved in the original, and was later the basis for the Resurrection Chronicle.

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