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Elle Kuz’ma

Elle Kuz’ma (1896‒1974) – ethnographer, historian and teacher; specialist in culture and history of Chuvash. He graduated from the Kazan’ Teachers-Training Seminary (1917), the Kazan’ Teachers-Training Institute (1921); he studied at the post-graduate courses of the State Academy of History and Material Culture (1928-1933). He was a member and Secretary of the Society for Studying Local Region in Cheboksary (since 1926). In 1933-1935, 1936-1937, E. worked at the Chuvash Research Institute of Social and Cultural Building, he was Director of the Research Library in Cheboksary. In 1942, he defended his Candidate thesis in history ‘The Past of the People of Chuvash on the Base of Proverbs and Sayings, Riddles, and Signs’.
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Ernstedt Petr

Ernstedt Petr (1890–1966) – philologist, specialist in Hellenistic and Coptic studies, papirologist and paleographer. He was a son of Classic philologist Victor Karlovich Ernstedt (1854–1902), Full Prof. of the St. Petersburg University (1891-1902), Acad. (1898). Initial training in Ancient Greek E. took from his father. In 1913, he graduated from the St. Petersburg University (he specialized in the history of Greek language); in 1914, in Greece, he started learning Tsakonian Dialekt, but WWI broke his plans after two months. In 1918, he graduated from the Faculty of Oriental Languages of the Petrograd University and got a position at the Chair of Sanskrit Philology.
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Eugeny, Metropolitan (Bolkhovitinov Eufimy Alekseevich)

Eugeny, Metropolitan (Bolkhovitinov Eufimy Alekseevich) (1767–1837) – Metropolitan of Kiev and Galich, ecclesiastic historian, bibliographer; main works in the field of the history of Russian Orthodox Church. In the years of his learning in the Slavic and Greek and Latin Academy (1785 – 17880, E. visited also lectures at the Moscow University, where he made acquaintance with N. I. Novikov and his milieu. At the same time, he worked as corrector at the M. P. Ponomarev Typography – they published educative and innovative books of the epoch of Enlightenment in Moscow, than in Vladimir. For Novikov he translated works by P. Marechal and F. Fenelon.
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Evseev Ivan

Evseev Ivan ( 1868–1921) – philologist, Biblical scholar, specialist in Slavic translations. He was born in a peasant family; after the Pskov Seminary, he enrolled to the St. Petersburg Spiritual Academy and graduated it in 1893 with the candidate degree. His work ‘Lucian’s Review LXX in Slavic Translation’ shaped the further research destiny of E.; he traveled to the ‘Orthodox Orient’ to work on manuscripts from the library of the Patriarchy of Alexandria. In 1897, he got his Master degree for the work ‘Book of Isaiah in Old Slavic Translation’; in 1906, he defended his Doctor thesis ‘Book of Daniel in Old Slavic Translation’; in 1906 he became Docent, and in 1907 – Full Prof. of the St. Petersburg Spiritual Academy.
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Fedotov Georgy

Fedotov Georgy (1886–1951) – historian, medievalist, political person, specialist in the field of Russian religious thought and folk religion. He studied at the St. Petersburg Technological Institute (1904 – 1905). In 1905–1906, he took part in political activity as a member of the Socialist Democratic Party. After his arrest (1906) and release (1907), F. went to Germany, where visited lectures at the University of Jena (1907-1908) and took part in the political activity. In 1908, he enrolled to the Historical and Philological Faculty of the St. Petersburg University; his supervisor was I. М. Grevs. Because of political persecutions, in 1910, F. had to go to Italy; having returned, he kept his education, but in 1912, he was sent out of St. Petersburg and moved to Riga.
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Filaret (Dmitry Gumilevsky)

Filaret (Dmitry Gumilevsky) (1805–1866) – theologian, Biblical scholar, ecclesiastic historian and hierarch. He graduated from the Tambov Spiritual Seminary and the Moscow Spiritual Academy (1830), In 1830, he became hieromonk and was invited to work at the Moscow Spiritual Academy; in 183501841, he was its Rector. Since 1841 he was Bishop of Riga, from 1848 – Bishop of Kharkov and Akhtyrka, in 1859-1866 – Archbishop of Chernigov and Nezhin. In 1860, he got the degree of Doctor in Theology according a decision of the Synod. Full Member of the Imperial Society for History and Russian Antiquities at the Moscow University. His main works were dedicated issues of patrology, history of Russian Church; he made the first attempt to analyze the Synodal period (up to 1826).
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Flitner (Flittner) Natalya

Flitner (Flittner) Natalya (1879‒1957) – historian of culture of Ancient East, egyptologist. She learnt at the Kolomna Gymnasium, then graduated from the Institute of Emperor Nickolas I with an excellent diploma, and teachers-training classes at the same institute. She enrolled at the Hight Female Courses; since 1905 – free visitor of the Philological Faculty of the St. Petersburg University. In 1908-1912, she passed readings at the University of Berlin, studied monuments of Ancient East. In 1913, she graduated the St. Petersburg University with the specialization in archeology and the art of Classic Orient.
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Frank-Kamenetsky Israel

Frank-Kamenetsky Israel (1880–1937) – Egyptologist, Biblical scholar, historian of religion. He learnt at a real school in Vilno and than at the Kievan St Vladimir University. He was excluded for his participation in students protests in 1902. In 1902-1911, he studied in Germany (Universities of Leipzig, Berlin, Gottingen, Konigsberg). In 1911, he defended his Doctor thesis ‘Research on relation of poems, ascribed to Umayah ibn abi as-Saltu, to Quran’ in Konigsberg’. He was interested in Egyptology and studied it in Germany till 1914. During the WWI he served in army.
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Frantsev Yury (Frantsov Georgy)

Frantsev Yury (Frantsov Georgy) (1903–1969) – historian of religion, philosopher, sociologist, social activist. After gymnasium in Samara, he enrolled to the Historical Department of the Samara University. In 1921, he went to the Moscow University and later to the Faculty of Social Studies of the Petrograd University, the Department of Linguistic and Literature. In 1924, he got there a position of researcher of the 2nd category, than he entered the post-graduate course of the Research Institute of Comparative History of Literatures and Languages of West and East, at the Leningrad State University. In 1928, he defended his Candidate thesis ‘Ancient Egyptian Tales about Wizards and Their Historical and Religious Meaning’ (the degree was given him in 1934 only). His supervisor was P. K. Kokovtsev.
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Freidenberg Olga

Freidenberg Olga (1890‒1955) – Classic philologist, historian of classic culture. She finished gymnasium in St. Petersburg (1908) and studied at the High Female Courses. In 1910-1914, she studied in Europe – mainly by herself. In October 1914, she became a nurse in hospital. In 1923, she graduated from the Classic Department of the Petrograd University; she wrote her Master thesis ‘The Origin of Greek novel’ (1924) under the supervision of Acad. S. A. Zhebelev. In 1924-1932, she was Researcher at the Institute of Literatures and Languages of West and East (Japhetic Institute of the Ac. of Sc.). Professor of the Leningrad Institute of Philosophy and Literature (1932). Head of the Chair of Classic Philology (1932‒ 1941; 1944‒ 1950).
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