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Novgorod Cross Pendant

Novgorod Cross Pendant

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Celtic-style crosses started appearing in Northern Europe in the late 8th century, but only in the 14th–15th centuries in Russia.

According to the Norman Theory, the East Slavic tribes called on the Varangians (Vikings) to rule over them. Prince Rurik ruled in Veliky, Novgorod and according to legend, he had Celtic roots. Crosses in Novgorod had a distinct and Celtic look in the modern-day Pskov Region due to this mixed heritage.

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