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Simeon Polotskij
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Samuel Gavrilovich Piotrovskij-Sitnianovich

Date of Birth: 1629

Place of Birth: Polotsk/Połock (then in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, in present-day Belarus)

Date of Death: 25 August 1680

Place of Death: Moscow


Simeon Polotskij was born Samuel Gavrilovich Piotrovski-Sitnianovich in Polotsk in 1629. He was educated at the Mohyla Collegium, Kiev, in the 1640s, then possibly in Vilna at the Jesu…

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Kiseleva, Marina, “Simeon Polotskij”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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