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The Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary ( Russian : Энциклопедический словарь Брокгауза и Ефрона) (35 volumes, small; 86 volumes, large) is, in its scope and style, the Russian counterpart to the 1911 Britannica . It contains 121,240 articles

Zealots of Piety print that page

Russian people's lack of religiosity. In response, the group called for the rebirth of the Russian Orthodox faith, and a renewal of the religious piety of the masses. The Zealots of Piety included Fyodor Rtishchev , Archmandrite Nikon of the Novospassky Monastery (future Patriarch of Moscow

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Vladimir II Monomakh distributed fofudja to the people on their way to the church. According to the Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary , fofudja is an oriental precious cloth woven with gold thread and often used in ceremonial garments in the Byzantine Empire during the time

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Christianization and acculturation from the Byzantine Empire. The common cultural bond of Eastern Orthodox Christianity and written

Hieromonk print that page

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A hieromonk can be either a monk who has been ordained to the priesthood, or a priest who has received monastic tonsure . In the Orthodox Church, a man must be either married or have been tonsured a monk before he is eligible for ordination ; however, when a married priest's wife dies it

Dimitry of Rostov print that page

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Saint Dimitry of Rostov (sometimes Latinized as Demetrius ) was a leading opponent of the Caesaropapist reform of the Russian Orthodox church promoted by Feofan Prokopovich . He is representative of the strong Ukrainian influence upon the Russian Orthodox Church at the turn of the 17th

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Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk (1724–1783) was a Russian Orthodox bishop and spiritual writer who has been glorified (canonized) a saint of the Orthodox Church . He was born in the village of Korotsk, in the Novgorod region, Russia . He was tonsured a monk at the age of thirty-four. He

Hunting in Russia print that page

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either on the landed properties, or on territories specified by local people. Though the Russian Orthodox clergy once disapproved the hunting, these persons were authorized to eat and feed their horses, hounds and falcons on others' account or even demand participation in hunting. [ 2 ]

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Along with other Christian churches, the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the feast of St George on April 23 ( Julian Calendar ), which falls on May 6 of the Western ( Gregorian ) Calendar. In addition to this, the Russian Church also celebrates the anniversary of the consecration of the

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continued for about two centuries, until his last descendants moved to Moscow , where they converted to Orthodox Christianity and became known as Princes Urusov and Yusupov . [ edit ] References This article incorporates material from the public domain 1906 Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic