Lives of the Saints [Russian Edition]

  • by St. Dmitry Rostovsky
  • Narrated by Vadim Maksimov
  • 18 hrs and 15 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Mitropolit Dimitrij Rostovskij (v miru Daniil Savvich Tuptalo; 1651-1709)russkij cerkovnyj dejatel', episkop Russkoj Cerkvi; duhovnyj pisatel', propovednik. V 1757 godu proslavlen v like svjatyh Pravoslavnoj Rossijskoj Cerkov'ju; pamjat' 21 sentjabrja (po julianskomu kalendarju) i v den' Sobora Sibirskih svjatyh (10 ijunja). Dimitrij Rostovskij proslavilsja kak plodotvornyj cerkovnyj avtor - sostavitel' sbornikov zhitij svjatyh (naibolee izvestnyj, v chetyreh knigah - "Chet'i-Minei"). Rabota nad zhitijami svjatyh byla nachata 6 maja 1684 goda i prodolzhalas' v techenie 20 let. Zhitie - zhanr cerkovnoj literatury, v kotorom opisyvaetsja zhizn' i dejanija svjatyh. Zhitie sozdavalos' posle smerti svjatogo, no ne vsegda posle formal'noj kanonizacii. Dlja zhitija harakterny strogie soderzhatel'nye i strukturnye ogranichenija (kanon, literaturnyj jetiket), sil'no otlichajushhie ego ot svetskih biografij.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-11-2014
  • Publisher: IDDK