Ambrose (in the world Andrey Stepanovich Zertis-Kamensky)( church leader and writer)
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Biography Ambrose (in the world Andrey Stepanovich Zertis-Kamensky)
(1708 - 71). At the end of the course at the Kiev Theological Academy, was sent for improvement in the Lviv Theological Academy. In 1739, a monk. Was a teacher and prefect of the Alexander Nevsky Seminary. In 1748 he was appointed a member of the Synod and the Archimandrite of the monastery near Moscow "New Jerusalem", in the types of recovery running of its buildings. A bishop Perejaslavskogo and Dmitrovskaja, Archbishop Krutitskii and in 1768 the Archbishop of Moscow. Catherine II entrusted him with the resumption of the Assumption, Annunciation and Archangel Cathedrals. Killed, torn crowd during a riot in Moscow leper. Without leaving the capital at the height of the epidemic, he brought upon himself the dissatisfaction of the population prohibition of religious processions and mass prayers, contributing to the spread of infection. A. left a lot of translations from Greek, Latin and Jewish languages, of which the most important is translated from the Jewish original "Psalms". Of the original works have been preserved only the "Service St.. Metropolitan Demetrius of Rostov ". A. buried at Moscow's Donskoy Monastery, where he erected a magnificent monument in the choir. - Wed. "Collection of the Imperial Russian Historical Society, t. XIII, 173 - 176; D. Bantysh-Kamensky, Life of Bishop A. " and "Dictionary of memorable people, 30 - 37; Vengerov," critical-biographical dictionary ', t. I.