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 Pisʾmo Rodiona Grekova k protopopu Avvakumu
(435 words)

‘Rodion Grekov’s letter to Archpriest Avvakum’

Rodion Grekov

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…

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Grishin, Evgeny, “ Pisʾmo Rodiona Grekova k protopopu Avvakumu”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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