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Date: 6 months ago   Category: Science

From "capital" of a mordva to the spiritual center of Russia: what was learned by archeologists about history of Sarov Monastery — RT in Russian

Scientists of Institute of archeology of RAS found artifacts of three historical eras on the place of modern Sarov. Pieces of medieval material culture told about the administrative status of the ancient settlement: in the XII—XIII centuries "capital" of one of the Mordovian tribes was located here. Finds of times of Seraphim of Sarov helped to restore stages of construction of the temple of the Zhivonosny Source which became a tomb of the Saint. In a church necropolis researchers found a grave of the war hero of 1812 — the general from an infanteriya Boris Poluyektov. Detailed studying of artifacts will allow experts to meet lacks in the history of Sarov.


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