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Poty, Ipaty
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(Hypatius, secular name Adam; Aug 12, 1581, Rozhanka, Grand Duchy of Lithuania – Jul 18, 1613, Vilnius) is considered the most learned Ruthenian church dignitary in the era of confessionalization. After attending the Calvinistic school of Prince Nicholas Radziwiłł (“the Black”), he left the Orthodox Church but returned to it in 1574. Before he became a monk and was appointed bishop of Volodymyr-Volynskyi (1593) by Sigismund III, he served as a senator and held the office of castel…

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Oswalt, Julia, “Poty, Ipaty”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 06 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024608>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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