Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online

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Edited by: Marc L. Greenberg (editor-in-chief), University of Kansas; Lenore A. Grenoble (general editor), University of Chicago; associate editors: Stephen M. Dickey, University of Kansas, Masako Ueda Fidler, Brown University, René Genis, University of Amsterdam, Marek Łaziński, University of Warsaw, Anita Peti-Stantić, University of Zagreb, Björn Wiemer, University of Mainz, Nadežda V. Zorixina-Nilsson, Stockholm University

The Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics offers a comprehensive overview of the languages of the Slavic language family and the different ways in which they are and have been studied. It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the Slavic language family from its Indo-European origins to the present day, as well as consideration of interaction of Slavic with other languages.

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Doukhobors, Language of the

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Author(s): Wicherkiewicz, Tomasz
Doukhobors (or Duxobors; Ru duxobor[c]y) are religious dissenters inspired by other dissident groups, which had emerged in Russia as a late offshoot of the Great Schism (Ru Raskol). The Great Schism (Ru Raskol) refers to the splitting of the Russian Orthodox Church into an official church (New Belief) and Old Believers movement (Old Belief) in the mid-17th century, triggered by the 1653 reforms of Patriarch Nikon. Doukhobors are one of many non-Orthodox Russian ethno-confessional subgroups, occasionally labeled “spiritual Chri…
Date: 2020-05-22


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Date: 2020-05-22