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Rodion Grekov
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Information on Rodion Grekov is extremely scarce. What is known comes from the single letter he addressed to his spiritual father, Archpriest Avvakum Petrov, who was jailed in Pustozersk, a settlement in Russia’s far north. Indirect evidence allows the letter to be dated to the period between November 1668 and 1 August 1669. Archpriest Avvakum was a famous leader of the…

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Grishin, Evgeny, “Rodion Grekov”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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