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By Nikolaos A. Chrissidis

The first officially equipped academic establishment in Russia used to be verified in 1685 by means of 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 less than an actual reproduction of the Jesuit curriculum. after they created a college in Moscow, referred to as the Slavo-Greco-Latin Academy, they emulated the structural features, pedagogical tools, and software of reviews 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 family 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, notwithstanding Orthodox in doctrinal phrases. He additionally indicates that Russian and Greek academic agencies have been a part of the bigger ecu trend 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 single one according to basic assets in Russian, Church Slavonic, Greek, and Latin. it is going to curiosity students and scholars of early smooth Russian and Greek background, of early glossy eu highbrow heritage and the historical past of technological know-how, of Jesuit schooling, and of jap Orthodox heritage and culture.

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