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Hypatian Codex. This book, which dates from circa 1425, contains three texts, the Primary Chronicle, Kiev Chronicle, and Galician-Volhynian Chronicle. It is one of the earliest records of Russian history. It was discovered at the Hypatian Monastery near Kostroma by historian Nikolay Karamzin. Photographed at the Russian National Library, St Petersburg, Russia.
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