It is known that by the end of the first millennium AD, this territory inhabited by Finno-Ugric tribes: Vod, Izhorians, lop the whole, chyud zavolochnaya. North of the Gulf tribes lived Corel, and then had the land and the tribes sum em. Farther south, closer to the modern city of Rostov the Great and Suzdal, lived a tribe Meria. By the time the Old Russian state in its territory inhabited by 22 multilingual nation. As for the Old Ladoga, the archaeologists have found the approximate date of birth of the ancient city – 753 This was done by Dr. History E.
Ryabinin, who in the seventies of the XX century excavations conducted in the Old Ladoga. Educate yourself with thoughts from Secretary of Agriculture. But here's an interesting fact. Dendrochronological analysis showed that the construction used in the Ladoga tree cut down in 612 Consequently, the settlement existed long before 753 There is another interesting fact. At the highest point in Staraya Ladoga, Malysheva mountain is white Church of the Nativity of John the Baptist. Rector of the church his father Bartholomew convinced that the place is lit by Andrew. His beliefs are based on ancient legends, including tales of Valaam monks. Apparently, here, on Mount Malysheva, put the holy cross, in the first century AD, traveling among the pagan tribes, the first disciple of Jesus and one of his twelve apostles, St.
Andrew. For many centuries in Ladoga always fierce battle between local tribes. On a number of take off, came here and foreign invaders. In general the region has been uneasy.