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Kulikovo Field

Kulikovo Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Description of Kulikovo Field

Kulikovo Field is a historic locality on the watersheds of the Oka-Don interfluve, which is an extensive geographical object with steppe vegetation. It the site of which of the battle site of September 8, 1380 between the united forces of the Russian princes under the leadership of the Grand Duke of Moscow Dimitri Ivanovich and the army of the Golden Horde of temlyrbek Mamaia of the Golden Horde. Battle ended in defeat of the Tatar-Mongolian troops and their Italian allies. The area of ​​the place of direct combat collision according to the newest reconstructions is about 2 - 3 km².

The place of the historical battle, beginning from the end of the XVIII - beginning of the XIX century, was traditionally localized by the place of the confluence of Nepryadva and Don near the village of Monastyrshchino (Kimovsky district of the Tula region). In recent years, on the basis of an integrated study of written sources (monuments of the Kulikovo cycle), their new reading in connection with historical geography, scientific data has appeared, allowing to revise the canonical approach (the work of Professor S.N. Azbelev and other researchers) and include the annalistic landmark of the legendary Mamayev Battle “On the Don, on the mouth of the Nepriadvy River” to its source from Volov Lake (Volovsky District of the Tula Region).

 

 

 

 

 


 

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