HILARION( Church leader, monk, priest)
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HILARION (XI cent.) - Church and his political leader, Metropolitan of Kiev, from 1051, writer. Was a presbyter (priest) of the prince of the church in a. Berestove near Kiev. Conducted. Prince Yaroslav the Wise, the gathering of bishops, was first staged in metropolitans "Rusina" regardless of Constantinople. Hilarion was "muzh benefits knizhen and postnik", already known as the author of "The Word of Law and Grace" - a remarkable monument drevnerus. solemn eloquence, which contains the thought of Russia the right to equality among the Christian nations and its place in world history. "This is - according to DS. Likhachev, . - The perfect product and the depth of its content, . and for the brilliant form, . the instrument: a sequence, . logic, . ease transitions from topic to topic, . rhythmic organization of speech, . variety of images, . Art conciseness make the "Word" Hilarion, one of the best works of world orator ",
. It was written between 1037 and 1050. Hilarion became a de facto founder of the Kiev-Pechersk monastery. He participated with Yaroslav the Wise in the creation of the first Russian. libraries at St. Sophia Cathedral, was involved in the formation drevnerus. legal system; supported Yaroslav the Wise in the struggle for independence from Byzantium. After the death of lead. Prince may have been removed, tk. in 1055 already had a new Metropolitan. Fate and. Unknown.