Original anecdotes of Peter the Great.

by J. von Staehlin

Publisher: Arno Press in New York

Written in English
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  • Peter -- I, -- Emperor of Russia, -- 1672-1725.

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Facsimile reprint of 1788, published London, Murray.

SeriesRussia observed
The Physical Object
Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL13725085M

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Peter I, better known as Peter the Great, is generally credited with bringing Russia into the modern age. During his time as czar, from until his death inhe implemented a variety of. Hughes's new book pares down the detail from her earlier monograph, Russia in the Age of Peter the Great (New Haven and London; Yale University Press, ), rearranges it in roughly chronological order, and adds new chapters on Peter's legacy and posthumous iconography.

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Most likely the book of 1 Peter was written in 63 AD just before his death. (–),or Peter Alekseyevich Romanov, was the first son of the second wife of Tsar Alexsis. His father died in and his half-brother Feodor ruled until his death in Peter then shared power with another half-brother, Ivan, and with his half-sister who acted as regent.

During this time Peter obtained a broad education and developed his love of science, and his interest in. Jacob von Staehlin (), member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, who lived under several Russian monarchs, states in his book ‘Original anecdotes of Peter the Great’ that Peter.

Peter the Great was born Pyotr Alekseyevich on June 9,in Moscow, Russia. Peter the Great was the 14th child of Czar Alexis by his second wife, Natalya Kirillovna Naryshkina.

Peter I - Peter I - The nobility: Peter’s internal policy served to protect the interest of Russia’s ruling class—the landowners and the nascent bourgeoisie. The material position of the landed nobility was strengthened considerably under Peter. Almostacres of land andserfs were allotted to it in the first half of the reign alone.

Peter I (more commonly known as Peter the Great) was a ruler of the Tsardom of Russia (the Russian Empire from ) who lived between the 17th and 18th centuries.

He is often considered to be one of most successful rulers in Russian history and accomplished much during his reign. Historian Nicholas V. Riasanovsky’s book, The Image of Peter the Great in Russian History and Thought, was published in He primarily deals with the changing Russian attitudes towards Peter the Great in different periods of history.

Riasanovsky contends that Peter’s image within Russian history can be divided into four periods. Peter was portrayed on BBC Radio 4 by Isaac Rouse as a boy, Will Howard as a young adult and Elliot Cowan as an adult in the radio plays Peter the Great: The Gamblers and Peter the Great: The Queen of Spades, written by Mike Walker and which were the last two plays in the first series of Tsar.

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This book is an extended essay on what Peter was trying to do, and whether he succeeded. It spans from the late 17th-century to and looks for continuities and changes.

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Like his brother, Andrew, and another of Jesus’ disciple Philip, Peter was originally from a place called Bethsaida (John ). It was a town north of the Sea of Galilee that once had a vibrant fishing industry. The Gospel of Peter Translated by Raymond Brown The Gospel of Peter (Greek: κατά Πέτρον ευαγγέλιον), or Gospel according to Peter, is one of the non-Canonical gospels which were rejected by the Church Fathers and the Catholic Church's synods of Carthage and Rome, which established the New Testament canon, as apocryphal.

Shows Peter the Great desire to learn more about the western world and how this meeting influenced his policies on religion in Russia. Frank T. Brechka, Peter the Great: The Books He Owned, The Journal of Library History (), Vol.

17, No. 1 (Winter, ), University of Texas Press. The whole history of Peter, as might be expected from the indications of character developed by this incident, forms a narrative that is full of interest and instruction for all. (from the Preface of Peter the Great) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit   Jacob Abbott () There are very few persons who have not heard of the fame of Peter the Great, the founder, as he is generally regarded by mankind, of.

Peter I, Russian in full Pyotr Alekseyevich, byname Peter the Great, Russian Pyotr Veliky, (born June 9 [ Old Style],Moscow, Russia—died February 8 [January 28],St. Petersburg), tsar of Russia who reigned jointly with his half-brother Ivan V (–96) and alone thereafter (–) and who in was proclaimed.

Robert K. Massie's PETER THE GREAT: HIS LIFE AND WORLD examines how a larger-than-life force of nature turns medieval Muscovy into modern Russia by force of arms, importation of talent, and harsh discipline. Born inwith little chance of attaining the throne of Muscovy, Peter finds himself at.

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The Percy Anecdotes Vol 1. The Winter Palace, St Petersburg. Designed by Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli the Younger. Introduction. Russia's greatest Tsar, Peter the Great (ruled ) succeeded in giving a huge boost to Russian art despite enormous military concerns. He placed great significance on fine art, including - most obviously - architecture, as well as painting (including book painting), sculpture.final aim of Petcr the Great-the conquest of Europe and Russian domina-tion over the entire world.5 The Napoleonic period came to an end, and the legend about Peter's "Will," mentioned by Lesur, was forgotten.

However, in I a Frenchman, Frederic Gaillardet, wrote a book known as the Mbnoires du Chevalier d'Eon. (These are the Memoires to which.The Czar Peter House (Dutch: Czaar Peterhuisje) is a historical building in Zaandam, the is best known as the place where Tsar Peter I of Russia resided in during his Grand building was constructed in Peter had met the Zaandam blacksmith and craftsman Gerrit Kist when Kist had worked for the tsar in visiting the Zaanstreek, Peter insisted on.