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 The correspondence of Greek church leaders with Russia
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The correspondence of Greek church leaders with Russia

Date: 16th-18th centuries

Original Language: Greek (vernacular)

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The addressees of the correspondence sent to Moscow by leaders of the Eastern churches are for the most part Russian tsars or patriarchs, and more rarely representatives of the Russian state administration. From the form, provenance and contents of the letters, several main types of missives can be distinguishe…

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Tchentsova, Vera, “ The correspondence of Greek church leaders with Russia”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28554>



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