Kryukov Nikolay Mihaylovich

In this article the author doesn't consider Rurik as an individual; there is no Rurik's ethnicity research; the article doesn't show key historical events connected with his being in Novgorod and there is no discussion about his role in state-building of Rus in some special way. The main aim of this article is to find the answers to the following questions:when, who by and in what conditions Rurik was recorded in the Beginning chronicle.

Keywords: ancient chronicles, chronology of principalities, historical milestone of XIV-XV, legend of inviting Varangians, Rurik, Scandinavian sagas

Category: History

Article reference:
Rurik (Rurik, Rorik) chronicled and his literary prototype Hrœrekr (Rœrekr ,Rœgenvald) // Humanities scientific researches. 2016. № 12 [Electronic journal]. URL:

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