Displaying items by tag: Cyril and Methodius heritage
It was the largest printing house of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania of the 16th century, founded in 1574 in Vilna by Peter (in Belarussian – Pyotr) Timofeev Mstislavets at the expense of merchants by the name of Mamonich.
Ivan Fyodorov was a Russian, Belarusian and Ukrainian printing pioneer, publisher of the first dated book printed in Russian.
1722 – 1794
Gregory Skovoroda is an outstanding Ukrainian writer, philosopher and educator who created the original doctrine of the “three worlds.” He was born into a Cossack family in the Poltava region. With a break he studied at the Kiev Mogila Academy, where St. George of Konis was one of his teachers.
around 1101/1104 г. – 23.05.1167 or 23.05.1173
The Reverend Mother Superior of Polotsk is one of the most revered saints in Belarus, a great educator, scribe, founder of monasteries and a builder of churches, patroness of arts and crafts.