‘Rodion Grekov’s letter to Archpriest Avvakum’
Date: Between November 1668 and August 1669
Original Language: Old Russian
The letter sent by Rodion Grekov to Archpriest Avvakum Petrov is only one page long (23 lines). The author asks for a blessing from his spiritual father, and seeks to be mentioned in Avvakum’s prayers and to receive further correspondence from him.
Grekov informs Avvakum of the end of his five years of captivity in the Crimean Khanate. Th…