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Scientific research of the historical society of Nestor the Chronicler in the field of archeology

Journal: History of science and technology (Vol.8, No. 1)

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Page : 117-126

Keywords : Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler; field studies; archeology; M. F. Berlinsky; V. B. Antonovich;

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The article is devoted to the history of field archaeological research of ongoing by the Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler at the Kiev University of St. Vladimir (HSNC). The members of the Society were such famous scientists as V. B. Antonovich, S. Gamchenko. V. Zavitnevich and others. According to the Statute of the Society, its goal was to promote the development of historical science with all its subsidiary directions. One of the most important areas of the scientific activity of the Society was archaeological research. A significant place among the reports made at the meetings of the HSNC is occupied by publications on the results of field research and archaeological exploring or, as they were then called, archaeological excursions. Geographically, these studies covered practically the entire territory of the South of the Russian Empire. Significant excavations were carried out in Southern Bessarabia, Kyiv, Volyn and Poltava province and the Crimea. Activities of representatives of the Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler in the II half of XIX century was marked by measures aimed at the formation and development of archeology as a historical science on the Ukrainian lands. This was reflected in the active field activities (excavations, exploration), numerous reports presented at the meetings of the Society. The archeologists, why were he members of the HSNC, did a lot introduce into the science unique material evidence that allowed us to restore the view of the past.

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