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 Proskinitarii Arseniia Sukhanova, 1649-1653
(3,479 words)


-, ‘Pilgrimage’

Arseny Putilovich Sukhanov, Arseniĭ Sukhanov, Arsenius Sukhanov, Anton Putilovich Sukhanov

Date: 1649-53

Original Language: Old Russian


Sukhanov’s Proskinitarii exists in two different redactions: the full version that was submitted to Tsar Alexey, and an abridged version, which was submitted to Patriarch Nikon. The two versions reflect the complex political situation in Muscovy on the eve of the reform within the Russian Orthodox Church.  

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Yermolenko, Galina, “ Proskinitarii Arseniia Sukhanova, 1649-1653”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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