New PDF release: An Academy at the Court of the Tsars: Greek Scholars and

By Nikolaos A. Chrissidis

ISBN-10: 0875807291

ISBN-13: 9780875807294

The first officially geared up academic establishment in Russia used to be validated in 1685 via Greek hieromonks, Ioannikios and Sophronios Leichoudes. Like lots of their Greek contemporaries within the 17th century, the brothers bought a part of their education in schools of post-Renaissance Italy lower than an actual replica of the Jesuit curriculum. after they created a college in Moscow, often called the Slavo-Greco-Latin Academy, they emulated the structural features, pedagogical tools, and application of stories of Jesuit prototypes.

In this unique paintings, Nikolaos A. Chrissidis analyzes the academy’s influence on Russian academic perform and situates it within the contexts of Russian-Greek cultural relatives and elevated touch among Russia and Western Europe within the 17th century. Chrissidis demonstrates that Greek educational and cultural affects on Russia within the moment half the 17th century have been Western in personality, even though Orthodox in doctrinal phrases. He additionally exhibits that Russian and Greek academic firms have been a part of the bigger eu development of Jesuit educational actions that impacted Roman Catholic and japanese Orthodox academic institutions and curricular choices.

An Academy on the court docket of the Tsars is the 1st learn of the Slavo-Greco-Latin Academy in English and the one one in accordance with fundamental assets in Russian, Church Slavonic, Greek, and Latin. it's going to curiosity students and scholars of early glossy Russian and Greek heritage, of early sleek eu highbrow historical past and the heritage of technology, of Jesuit schooling, and of japanese Orthodox historical past and culture.

Show description

Read Online or Download An Academy at the Court of the Tsars: Greek Scholars and Jesuit Education in Early Modern Russia PDF

Best russian history books

Download e-book for kindle: When the United States Invaded Russia: Woodrow Wilson's by Carl J. Richard

In a little-known episode on the top of worldwide battle I, President Woodrow Wilson dispatched hundreds of thousands of yankee squaddies to Siberia. Carl J. Richard convincingly exhibits that Wilson’s unique cause was once to allow Czechs and anti-Bolshevik Russians to rebuild the jap entrance opposed to the significant Powers.

Download PDF by U.S. Government,Library of Congress: Russia: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with

This precise booklet consultant to Russia presents 3 authoritative resources with finished and ancient details: the Library of Congress kingdom Profile, the Russia state examine written by way of the specialists on the Federal examine department of the Library of Congress with a certified research of Russian politics, background, financial, social, army, and nationwide protection platforms and associations, and the updated CIA Factbook on Russia.

Download PDF by Helen Azar: Journal of a Russian Grand Duchess (Last Russian Imperial

She was once the eldest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia - the Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanov. In 1913, the tricentennial yr of her family's dynastic rule, Olga used to be coming of age - turning 18 in early November, and her lifestyles was once jam-packed with romance, pageantry and enjoyable. This quantity includes of diary entries from the entire yr, which enable the reader a different glimpse into the day-by-day family workouts of the Russian imperial kin simply sooner than the outbreak of the 1st international battle.

Download e-book for kindle: The Mannerheim Line 1920–39: Finnish Fortifications of the by Bair Irincheev,Brian Delf

Within the wake of the bloody civil warfare that Finland's independence from Russia in 1917, the border among the 2 international locations was once demonstrated around the Karelian Isthmus, a space lengthy fought over through Russia, Finland and Sweden of their makes an attempt to dominate the northern tip of Europe. Neither the Soviets nor the Finnish have been pleased with this kind of divide which used to be basically 32km from the army and business urban of Petrograd.

Extra info for An Academy at the Court of the Tsars: Greek Scholars and Jesuit Education in Early Modern Russia

Sample text

Download PDF sample

An Academy at the Court of the Tsars: Greek Scholars and Jesuit Education in Early Modern Russia by Nikolaos A. Chrissidis

by David

Rated 4.91 of 5 – based on 24 votes