Chteniia v Istoricheskom Obshchestve Nestora-Letopistsa

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Chteniia v Istoricheskom Obshchestve Nestora-Letopistsa

 

(Readings in the Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler), nonperiodical collections published in Kiev by the Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler from 1879 to 1914. There were 24 volumes, with Volumes 14 to 24 each having several fascicles.

The first section of each volume contained the minutes of the society’s meetings and information about its membership and activities. In addition to reports on archaeological excavations, the second section contained source materials and articles on the history of Russia, the Ukraine, and other Slavic countries. A bibliographic section was added in 1893.

Among the materials and studies published were church polemical literature, “Acta of the History of Land Ownership in Little Russia,” articles by V. S. Ikonnikov on events in Russia in the early 17th century, and articles by M. F. Vladimirskii-Budanov on the history of law. Some volumes were published as topical collections. A list of scholarly reports by members of the society that were published in Chteniia v Istoricheskom obshchestve Nestora-Letopistsa is given in N. P. Dashkevich’s book The 25th Anniversary of the Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler (1889).

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