780 years ago the Battle on the Ice happened

780 лет назад произошло Ледовое побоище

780 years ago, on April 5 (12), 1242, the Battle of the Ice took place on Lake Peipus. This battle is most vividly represented in the Novgorod annals. The virtual exhibition of one document displays pages describing the battle from the Commission copy of the Novgorod First Letopis, which is stored in the Scientific and Historical Archive of St. Petersburg Institute of History of the RAS.

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