Medieval Rus′

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Assigned readings

Optional readings

The best edition of the Rus′ primary chronicle is the Povest′ vremennykh let: an interlinear collation and paradosis, compiled and edited by Donald Ostrowski, with David J. Birnbaum (Associate Editor) and Horace G. Lunt (Senior Consultant). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 2003. Available on line at

Supplementary materials

Maps of Kievan Rus′