Articles

Golman (Glan) Yakov

Golman (Glan) Yakov (1894—1970) – translator, journalist. He learnt at the gymnasium of the town of Mogilev, the Mogilev Province (since 1907), learnt by himself as well. In 1910, he assigned to the Moscow University. In 1918, he moved to the town of Morshansk, where he worked as lecturer of the People’s Commissariat for Education (under the pseudonym of M.N. Putintsev). In 1920, he returned to Moscow, where he was arrested for the first time; he was under the arrest till 1922. Since mid-1920-s, he has worked for various newspapers, and magazines, including those of the League of Militant Atheists, ‘Bezbozhnik’ (Atheist) Magazine, and ‘Ateist’ Publishing House, and also he wrote as historiographer, bibliographer, and translator. His main pseudonym was Ya. M. Glan.
Read More
Golosovker Yakov

Golosovker Yakov (1890–1967) – philosopher, writer, translator. In 1913, he graduated from the Historical and Philological Faculty of the St Vladimir University in Kiev. He wrote diplomas in philology (on the poesy of Sappho) and in philosophy (on the philosophy of Rickert). In 1919-1920, he was sent the Head of the Narkompros A. V. Lunacharsky to the Crimea for the protection of cultural monuments. In 1922-1923, he visited lectures of U. von Wilamowitz-Moellendorf in Berlin, and wrote a work on rhythm and melody of the Greek melikos. Having returned to Moscow, he taught at the Second Moscow University and at the High Literary Courses. He published his works since 1913 (classical translations) and 1916 (lyrical poetry); since the late 1920-s, he actively translated German and classical literary and philosophical texts, wrote his own compositions at the border of philosophical essays, poetry and meditative lyrics.
Read More
Golubinsky Eugeny

Golubinsky Eugeny (1834–1912) – ecclesiastic historian. He was born in the family of Priest Evstigney Peskov in Kostroma; he gave his son surname Golubinsky in honour of Russian philosopher Archpriest F. A. Golubinsky. He learnt at a spiritual school in Soligalich, than he was sent to the Kostroma Spiritual Seminary; after it he enrolled to the Moscow Spiritual Academy and got state grant for education. His Master thesis was on the relations between Church and State in Byzantium in the Fourth – Sixth Centuries; later it was published in the magazine of the Moscow Spiritual Academy. A year earlier G. got a position of teacher in Rhetoric at the Vifanskaya Seminary. In January 1861, he became Bachelor of the Moscow Spiritual Academy at the Chair of the History of Russian Church.
Read More
Gordienko Nikolay

Gordienko Nikolay (1929‒2011) – Soviet philosopher and specialist in religious studies. After a secondary school in the town of Druzhkovka, Donetsk Region (Ukraine), in 1948, he entered the Philosophical Faculty of the Leningrad State University. He got qualification of teacher of Marxist-Leninist philosophy; he made Candidate thesis under the supervision of Prof. V.P. Tugarinov, and started to work as a school teacher in Leningrad (1953-1957). In 1957, he started to work at the Chair of Philosophy at the Leningrad Sanitarian Hygienic Medical Institute, as Assistant, than Senior Teacher. He worked at the ‘Virgin Lands’ (in 1958, he was awarded with a medal for the participation in that Soviet agricultural project).
Read More
Gordlevsky Vladimir

Gordlevsky Vladimir (1876–1956) – Orientalist, Turkologist, specialist in Turkish language, literature, folklore, and history. Disciple of А. Е. Krymsky. He got education at the Special Classes of the Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages. After it, in 1899, G. studied at the Historical and Philological Faculty of the Moscow State University; he graduated from it in 1904. In 1904-1908, he was in a business trip in Turkey; after it he taught Turkish language at the Lazarev Institute. Since 1916, he was Ass. Professor. During his stay in Turkey, he wrote a number of articles and notes on inner and foreign politics of the country, its state structure, ethnographic, literary, religious and philosophical, historical and cultural issues.
Read More
Gorev Boris

Gorev Boris (1874–1938) – professional revolutionary, writer, publicist. Member of the Union of Struggle for the Liberation of Working Class. In 1894, he enrolled to the St. Petersburg University; and in 1897, he was excluded from it because of his participation in the Union of Struggle for the Liberation of Working Class. Up to 1917, he was numerously arrested and sent to exile, was in emigration. He actively participated in political activity, was a member of the Foreign Bureau of the Central Committee of the RSDRP, Member of its Central Committee (Menshevik since 1907), Member of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee of the First Call.
Read More
Gorsky-Platonov Pavel

Gorsky-Platonov Pavel (1835–1904) – Biblical scholar, specialist in Hebrew studies. In 1854, he graduated from the Vifanskaya Seminary with the grant of Metropolitan Platon (Levshin), that is why he accepted additional surname ‘Platonov’. In 1858, he graduated from the Moscow Spiritual Academy with the Master degree and got a position at the academy. Since 1867, he was Ass. Professor of Hebrew language and Biblical archeology; in 1883-1895 – Honoured Ass. Professor. For the practical educational reasons he composed the Old Hebrew – Russian Dictionary (not published).
Read More
Grekov Boris

Grekov Boris (1882–1953) – historian medievalist. Since 1901, he studied at the Warsaw University. One of his teachers was D. M. Petrushevsky, who made a great influence at G. as historian. Later, on the recommendation of Petrushevsky, G. transferred to the Moscow University. At first, his supervisor was A. A. Kiesewetter, then – M. K. Liubavsky. At the St. Petersburg University he passed Master courses under the supervision of A. S. Lappo-Danilevsky. In 1914, he got Professor position and defended his Master thesis ‘Novgorodian House of Saint Sophia: An Attempt of Studying Organization and Inner Relations of the Church Votchina’.
Read More
Grekulov Ephim

Grekulov Ephim (1893–1979) – historian of Russia, Candidate in History. Since the late 1920-s, he studied history of Russian proletariat and revolutionary movement in Russia. In 1930-s, he actively wrote for media of the League of Militant Atheists, His main works were dedicated the role of the Church in the history of Russia. He argues that the Church was the biggest landowner and possessed a significant economical and political might. According the traditional Marxist conception of the nature of economical relations, he demonstrated that the union of Church and State and the high classes of the society was built, first of all, on the similarity of economical interests, and the material interests of the Church demanded a support of the ‘dominating classes’.
Read More
Grevens Natalya

Grevens Natalya (1914‒1993) – ethnographer. In 1938, she entered the Finnish-Ugric Department of the Chair of Ethnography of the Leningrad State University. Her studies were stopped in 1941, and she returned to them in 1944. In 1947, she graduated from the Oriental Faculty of the Leningrad State University, and entered the post-graduate courses of the Institute of Ethnography of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R. (Leningrad Branch); supervisor L.P. Potapov. She graduated the post-graduate courses without the defense of her thesis in 1950.
Read More
Showing 71-80 of 320 items.