From Peasant to Patriarch: Account of the Birth, Upbringing, and Life of His Holiness Nikon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

by Ioann Shusherin (Author), Kevin Kain (Translator), Katia Levintova (Translator)
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This book chronicles Nikon's entire life, focusing on the patriarch's relationship with the Romanov royal family and his monastery building program. The narrative also features rare eyewitness accounts of monumental events and daily life in seventeenth-century Russia from a domestic perspective. The first annotated English language translation of the comprehensive text, From Peasant to Patriarch includes extensive commentary, parallel texts, and a glossary of Russian terms.

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Publication date
April 26, 2007
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Page count
214
ISBN
9780739155332
Paper ISBN
9780739115794