publication . Article . 2016

On the Terminological Mistake in the Biography of the Astrakhan Cossack Regiment Commander, Major General P.S. Popov

Astafyev Evgeniy V.;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 Sep 2016 Journal: Vestnik Volgogradskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta. Seriâ 4. Istoriâ (issn: 1998-9938, eissn: 2312-8704, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Volgograd State University
On the basis of authentic documents of the late 18th – early 19th centuries, stored in federal and regional archives of Russia, as well as published materials, the article analyzes the reasons of the terminological mistake made in the biography of commander of Astrakhan’s Cossack regiment, major general P.S. Popov, which had been reproduced in the scientific works for longer than 100 years. So well known person in the Lower Volga region, P.S. Popov was purposefully chosen as an object of historical research. His biography is not typical for the people of provincial hereditary Russian nobility of this period, Astrakhan and Saratov’s nobility in this case, where, ...
free text keywords: Volga nobility, Wallachia nobility, Saratov nobility, Astrakhan nobility, Arnaut captain, Astrakhan cossack warrior host, Bug Cossack regiment, History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics, DK1-4735, International relations, JZ2-6530
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