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Author Parppei, Kati.

Title "The oldest one in Russia" : the formation of the historiographical image of Valaam Monastery / by Kati Parppei
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 299 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Russian history and culture ; v. 6
Russian history and culture ; v. 6
Contents Premises of success -- Quest for the past -- "The oldest in Russia" -- ideas about the monastery's origins -- "The Holy pair": the founder cult of Sergei and German of Valaam -- "Spiritual heroes": saintly pantheon of Valaam -- "The dishonoured ones": encounters with the West
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-293) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Valaamskiĭ monastyrʹ -- Historiography.
Valaamskiĭ monastyrʹ -- History.
Valaamskiĭ monastyrʹ -- Public opinion.
Historiography -- Political aspects -- Russia -- History.
Ideology -- Russia -- History.
Nationalism -- Russia -- History.
Public opinion -- Russia -- History.
Romanticism -- Russia -- History.
Russia (Federation) -- Church history -- 18th century.
Russia (Federation) -- Church history -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011009805
ISBN 1283161419
9004209530 (electronic bk.)
9789004209534 (electronic bk.)