Thus, the lexical analysis of the monument is no reason to attribute it to the end of the XII century. and speaks more in favor of a later dating. The lack of obvious signs of the vocabulary of the XVIII century. reason: because the author consciously set a goal to write a song, "the words of the old." The source of these "of words" were Hypation Chronicle, Zadonshchina and church service books. Since in the vocabulary of the monument reveals the layer known ecclesiastical origin of the term, the absence of traces of the features of the secular language of the XVIII century. It can be explained by the fact that the author belonged to the spiritual environment. Availability Ukrainianism, belorusizmov Polonism and gives us a native of Ukraine or Belarus.