Zarub

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Zarub

 

an old Russian fortified town (llth-13th centuries); its site is located near the present-day village of Zarubintsy in Pereiaslav-Khmel’nitskii Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, on the right bank of the Dnieper River opposite the mouth of the Trubezh River.

Zarub was probably founded for the defense of the Dnieper river crossing. The town is frequently mentioned in the chronicles (1096, 1146, 1151, 1156, and 1223) in connection with military actions of the Russian princes and the Polovtsy. There are traces of a large settlement dating from the time of Kievan Rus’. Archaeological excavations in 1948-49 led by M. K. Karger unearthed remains of two stone churches (11th and 12th centuries) of the Zarub Monastery nearby in the Tserkovishche locality. The churches were decorated with frescoes, mosaics, and glazed ceramic tiles.

REFERENCE

Karger, M. K. “Razvaliny Zarubskogo monastyria i letopisnyi gorod Zarub.” In the collection Sovetskaia arkheologiia. Moscow-Leningrad, issue 13, 1950.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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