YAROSLAVL , a
See also:town of Russia, capital of the
See also:government of the same name, on the right
See also:bank of the
See also:Volga, at its confluence with the Kotorost, 174 M. by
See also:rail N.E. of Moscow . Pop. about 70,000 . Yaroslavl is an archiepiscopal see . The Uspenskiy
See also:cathedral was begun in 1215 and rebuilt in 1646–48; the churches of the Preobrazhenskiy monastery, St
See also:John's and Voskreseniye date from the 15th and 17th centuries . Yaroslavl has a
See also:lyceum, founded (1803) by a wealthy member of the
See also:family . The manufactories include
See also:tobacco and
See also:linen factories . The town was founded in 1026–36 . It became the chief town of a principality in 1218 and remained so until 1471, when it fell under the dominion of Moscow .
YAROSLAVL, or YAROSLAV
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