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Nifont Kormilitsin
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Nifont Kormilitsyn

Date of Birth: Unknown

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Approximately 1561

Place of Death: Volokolamsk Monastery

Biography

Nothing is known about Nifont’s birth or early years. He was made a monk in the Iosifo-Volokolamsk Monastery at the beginning of the 16thcentury and soon became one of the more active members of the literary circle of those influenced by the monastery founder, Iosif of Volokol…

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Soldat, Cornelia, “Nifont Kormilitsin”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26636>
First published online: 2015



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