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 Three epistles to Ivan IV during the Kazan campaign
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Three epistles to Ivan IV during the Kazan campaign

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Feodosii, Archbishop of Novgorod

Date: Epistles 1 and 3, 1545-6; Epistles 2 and 4, 1550-1

Original Language: Old Russian

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The discrepancy in numbers between three and four epistles comes from the fact that the Epistle 2 has a second distinct redaction and is sometimes counted as Epistle 4.

In all the epistles, Feodosii uses the Psalms and the Donation of Constantine, and refers to the fi…

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Soldat, Cornelia, “ Three epistles to Ivan IV during the Kazan campaign”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26640>
First published online: 2015



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