An Academy at the Court of the Tsars: Greek Scholars and by Nikolaos A. Chrissidis PDF

By Nikolaos A. Chrissidis

ISBN-10: 0875807291

ISBN-13: 9780875807294

The first officially geared up academic establishment in Russia used to be confirmed in 1685 through Greek hieromonks, Ioannikios and Sophronios Leichoudes. Like a lot of their Greek contemporaries within the 17th century, the brothers bought a part of their education in faculties of post-Renaissance Italy below an exact replica of the Jesuit curriculum. after they created a faculty in Moscow, often called the Slavo-Greco-Latin Academy, they emulated the structural features, pedagogical equipment, and application of stories of Jesuit prototypes.

In this unique paintings, Nikolaos A. Chrissidis analyzes the academy’s effect on Russian academic perform and situates it within the contexts of Russian-Greek cultural family members 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 1/2 the 17th century have been Western in personality, although Orthodox in doctrinal phrases. He additionally exhibits that Russian and Greek academic organisations have been a part of the bigger eu trend of Jesuit educational actions that impacted Roman Catholic and jap Orthodox academic institutions and curricular choices.

An Academy on the court docket of the Tsars is the 1st research of the Slavo-Greco-Latin Academy in English and the single one in line with fundamental assets in Russian, Church Slavonic, Greek, and Latin. it's going to curiosity students and scholars of early glossy Russian and Greek background, of early smooth eu highbrow heritage and the heritage of technological know-how, of Jesuit schooling, and of jap Orthodox background and culture.

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