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Kondakov, Nikodim Pavlovič
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(Nov 1, 1844, Khalan, near Kursk – Feb 17, 1925, Prague), pioneer Russian art historian and student of iconography. Kondakov began to teach at the university in Odessa in 1871, went to St. Petersburg in 1888, to Sofia in 1920, and finally to Charles University in Prague in 1922. Of his three-volume iconography of the Theotokos (Ikonografiia Bogomateri), he was able to publish the first two volumes in 1914/1915 while he was still in St. Petersburg; the third remained in manuscript, kept in the Vatican Library. His incomplete magnum opus on Russian icons (Russkaia ikona) was…

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Hauptmann, Peter, “Kondakov, Nikodim Pavlovič”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12049>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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