Russkaia istoricheskaia biblioteka

Published: 1872-1926

Dates covered: 11th century – 1706

This collection, compiled by the Archaeographical Commission, includes documents dealing with most of the Muscovite period but especially the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It contains administrative, religious, and judicial sources, and its ambit includes not just central bodies but peripheries like Revel and Kholmogory. A brief outline of the contents is available here.


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