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By Martin Dimnik

Analyzing the later 12th- and early thirteenth-century heritage of the dynasty of Chernigov, this research demonstrates that the princes of Chernigov have been one of the strongest in Kievan Rus'. It as a result demanding situations the validated view of the political background of Kievan Rus'. in contrast to different reports, it additionally examines intimately topics comparable to succession and inheritance, rivalries for domain names, marriage alliances, the position of exchange in inter-dynastic relatives, nomadic incursions on Rus', and princely family members with the Church.

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