Block of stamps "900 years of the Statute of Volodymyr Monomakh" 2013
The block of writings is in the Byzantine style, which corresponds to the mystical style of the era of that time. The mark depicts a prince and a clerk.
The Charter of Vladimir Vsevolodovich is one of the sections of the ancient Russian code of laws, Russian Pravda. It was compiled at the beginning of the reign of the Kyiv prince Vladimir Monomakh (1113-1125).
A real historical document with concessions for the burghers and lower classes of the population. He regulated the position of dependent peasants, limiting the power of the master (the ban on beating a peasant), prohibiting turning a debtor-merchant into a slave if this happened as a result of an accident, etc. It more precisely defines the position of slaves.
In addition to Prince, they participated in the drafting of the charter. Vladimir Monomakh, commanders of thousands - Ratibor (Kiev), Procopius (Belgorod), Stanislav (Pereyaslavl) and some of the boyars.
Many people wonder why “Russian” Pravda. And what does Rus' have to do with Ukraine?
In the chronicles of the 11th-12th centuries, the word Rus is used in a broad sense - all Slavic Lands (heirs of the Sarmatians) and in a narrower sense - which was used to define their southern part - the Kiev region, Chernigov region and Pereyaslav region.
Due to the fact that this is the center of the East Slavs. state for many centuries was Kyiv, in history. lit. Rus' received the name "Kievan Rus". Over time, historians introduced it into science. referring to two more terms “Ancient Rus'” and “Old Russian state”, which also became widespread.
Country - Ukraine
Release Date - 22/02/2013
The circulation - 65 000
The artist is M. Kochubey