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Bryanchaninov, Ignaty, Saint
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(Dimitrii Aleksandrovich; Feb 5, 1807, Pokrovskoe, near Gryazovets – Apr 30, 1867, Nikolo-Babaev, near Kostroma) was a Russian ascetic, spiritual writer, and bishop. In 1827, when the aristocratic graduate of the St. Petersburg Engineering School was released from military service for medical reasons, he struck up an acquaintance with the monks of several monasteries in the north of Russia. In 1833, just two years after he entered the novitiate and was ordained priest, Tsar Nichol…

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Hauptmann, Peter, “Bryanchaninov, Ignaty, Saint”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_02392>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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