Voitenko Anton; Golubovich Inna

A Syllabus for Hagiology by Georgy Fedotov

Voitenko Anton, Golubovich Inna (2017) "A Syllabus for Hagiology by Georgy Fedotov ", Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia II : Istoriia. Istoriia Russkoy Pravoslavnoy Tserkvi, 2017, vol. 77, pp. 122-140 (in Russian).

DOI of the paper: 10.15382/sturII201777.122-140


Publication of a syllabus for hagiology by Georgy Fedotov (1886–1951), a famous fi gure of the Russian Diaspora, historian and philosopher. It is well known that Georgy Fedotov gave the course on hagiology at the Theological Institute in Paris in the second half of the twenties to late thirties of the XXth cent., but its structure and content were not known. The publication of the syllabus allows to understand more clearly the composition and content of the course, which was a kind of «creative laboratory» of Fedotov, and related directly or indirectly to his monographies of «Paris period», such as «Saints of Medieval Russia» and «Spiritual Poetry». The publication is followed by the extensive commentaries. One of their tasks is a comparison the syllabus with the works of Gеоrgy Fedotov, where he concerns issues raised in the course.


Georgii Petrovich Fedotov, hagiography, hagiology, the archives of the Russian emigration, Church history


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Information about the author

Voitenko Anton

Academic Degree: Candidate of Sciences* in History;
Place of work: Russian Academy of Science, Centre for Egyptological Studies; 29 Leninsky prospect, Moscow 119071, Russian Federation; Leading Research Fellow;
ORCID: 0000-0002-3895-990;
Email: cesras@cesras.ru.

*According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, the degree of Candidate of Sciences (Cand.Sc.) belongs to ISCED level 8 — "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar.

Golubovich Inna

Academic Degree: Doctor of Sciences* in Philosophy;
Place of work: Odessa National University; 2 Dvoryanskaya street, Odessa, Ukraine; Professor of the department of Philosophy and Fundamentals of Humanities knowledge;
Email: golubinna17@gmail.com.

*According to ISCED 2011, a post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences (D.Sc.) is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates.


The authors express appreciation to Tatyana Chebotareva, the custodian of the Bakhmeteff Archive