The main results in the humanities:
1) the genealogy of the boyars of the Nerevsky district of Veliky Novgorod from the 10th to the 15th centuries was reconstructed;
2) it is shown that the founder of this family is the first historical Novgorod posadnik, maternal uncle of Grand Prince Vladimir I Svyatoslavich, a prototype of the epic hero «Dobrynia Nikitich», Dobrynia Niskinich, son of the last Drevlian prince;
3) members of this genus remained in Veliky Novgorod and Dvina land in XV-XVI centuries;
4) found that after XVI century the descendants of this aristocratic family were several provincial Russian clans: Talanins, Ponomarevs, Proskuryakovs (Proskurnikovs), Tretyakovs, Popovs of Nizhny Novgorod province, as well as the Lentievs, Young Boyars, Kologrivovs, Amosovs of Archangelsk province;
5) the genealogy of Talanins was reconstructed in detail from 16th to 21st centuries, which taking into account the ancestors of 9th-16th centuries has 34 generations of continuous genealogical continuity;
6) the genealogy of Galician Niskinich’s was reconstructed in 11th-13th centuries and it was shown that Galician “kormilchich’s” of the first half of 13th c. belonged to this genus;
7) the genealogy of the Hungarian Niskinich branch in 13th-15th centuries was reconstructed in detail;
8) it was determined that in the VI-X centuries the double-headed eagle was the generic sign of the ruling dynasty of Niskinich’s, which was later adopted by Rurikids as “signs of Rurikids”;
9) it is shown that Kuzma Minin, the Savior of Fatherland, belonged to the family of Novgorod settlers in Nizhny Novgorod, being a relative of all the names mentioned above.
10) reconstructed the pre-Varyazh dynasty of Seslavichi, who is the ancestors of Talanin’s, which ruled the Russian state from ca. 450/470 to 946.
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