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Unformatted text preview: gave oppositional views to a massive movement of separatists. He is the author of over 50 discourses, sermons, theological compositions, explanatory biblical books etc, of which he received a distinguished autobiographical statue, church-religious and sot-historical literature became Life of the protopope Avvakum , written by him in 1672 – 1675 (three author’s editions) where alive, close to the obligatory spoken language, in a narrative, rich illustrations of real daily way of life, present-day passions and discussions, increasingly vivid implications, with jokes and anecdotes, presented as ordinary illustrations in difficult times, in the remarkable manner of the author. Avvakum and his closest supporters by the request of the czar Fyodor Alekseyvich, for the “denigration” of the czar’s home were burnt at the stake in Poostozer’s lands of the Archangel on the 14 th of April 1682....
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- Fall '07
- Russian, Russian Orthodox Church, Old Believers, czar Aleksey Michaelovich, Avvakum