Filyushkin, A. I. Falsification of the 19th century or the search of the Image of the Russian Tsardom of the 16th cent.: concerning to the new book of Cornelia Soldat.

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Title of the article Falsification of the 19th century or the search of the Image of the Russian Tsardom of the 16th cent.: concerning to the new book of Cornelia Soldat.
Authors Filyushkin, Alexander Ilyich — Professor, Doctor of Historical Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., OrcID, Scopus ID 55336577600, Researcher ID F-9139-2013, SPIN-код 1117-2468, AuthorID 202961
In the section Miscellanea / Miscellanea
Year 2015 Issue 1 Pages 192-207
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Historian Nicolay Karamzin in the 19th century put into operation the text, named by him as “A Testament of Ivan the Terrible”. It was dated to 1572, but the manuscript had been older (copy of the manuscript of the 18th cent.). German historian Cornelia Soldat put forward a hypothesize, that this testament is a falsification, produced by A. F. Malinovski between 1805–1821. The paper is devoted to critical explanation of Soldat’s hypothesize. The Author considers, that this text had reflected an intuitive search  of the new political reality and simultaneously ― lack of ability of the first Russian Tsar to break the fetters of tradition. ThisdocumentdrewthenewimageofRussia. Ivan the Terrible ruled of the Russian Tsardom (non patrimonial estate or Grand Principality). Itconsistsofdifferentlands. Many of them were annex ed. This state has borders (foreign borders were mentioned in the testament in the first time). The testament drew an image of Empire ― without of its modern attributes, but with its primary, elementary distinguishing features (for ex., unity under the power of one Emperor, political might, diversity of structure, consolidation of territory with the help of military power, etc.).

Keywords Ivan the Terrible, Russia in the 16th century, image of the Russian Tsardom, boundaries, falsification of the historical sources
Full text version of the article. Article language Russian
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