By Nikolaos A. Chrissidis

ISBN-10: 0875807291

ISBN-13: 9780875807294

The first officially geared up academic establishment in Russia was once tested in 1685 by way of 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 less than an exact reproduction of the Jesuit curriculum. once they created a college in Moscow, often called the Slavo-Greco-Latin Academy, they emulated the structural features, pedagogical tools, and application of reviews 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 kin and elevated touch among Russia and Western Europe within the 17th century. Chrissidis demonstrates that Greek educational and cultural impacts 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 organizations have been a part of the bigger eu 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 in response to basic 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 heritage and the historical past of technological know-how, of Jesuit schooling, and of jap Orthodox background and culture.

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