New monograph

 

“Alliance-Archeo” publishing house issued a book by N.V. Bashnin “Dionisii Glushitskii monastery and its archive in the 15th-17th centuries: Research and texts” (“Dionisievo-Glushitskii monastyr i ego arhiv v XV-XVII vv.: Issledovanie i teksty”).
The monograph deals with the history of the monastery, and on the basis of multiple sources from archives of Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Vologda the author scrutinizes monastic landownership, rural settling and population in the domain of the cloister. Research of social and cultural sphere presented in the book enlarges and enriches the notion concerning importance of this monastery for everyday life of medieval society.
For the first time in historiography archive of Glushitskii monastery of the 15th – 17th centuries has been reconstructed and examined. The book includes multiple maps, illustrations and appendixes; the second part of it incorporates publication of more than 450 documents of the 15th– middle of the 19th centuries.
The book has been published with financial support of the Russian Foundation for Humanities.

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