Annunciation Nikolai( writer-ethnographer)
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Biography Annunciation Nikolai
son regimental priest, was born in Moscow on April 19, 1837, was educated in St. Petersburg Theological Seminary. Upon completion of the course was assigned to proceed to the East archaeologist, Archimandrite Porfiry. With him Annunciation visited Mount Athos, where he stayed for 17 months (1858 and 59 years), and Jerusalem. Having studied in great detail the monastic life, he published on his return to Petersburg, his travel notes under the title: "Among the pilgrims" (St. Petersburg, 1860). In 1862, Mr.. were printed his story "The Wanderer" and travel notes "in Thessaly". Since 1864, Mr.. The Annunciation is the editor of the Russian Word, and thus becomes the center of the literary movement of the 60-ies. In the 1 st issue of the Russian words "published his novel" The sad meeting ", . begins with the second printing of "Mount Athos", . in the same year appeared in the 7 th book "The Contemporary composed of bio Pomyalovsky and the remainder after the death of Pomyalovsky in the manuscript,
. After the prohibition of "Russian Word" (in 1866) edited together with the Annunciation AK. Scheller Women's Messenger, then, to end and this magazine, in 1868, Mr.. worked in the "Week". During this period of time appear in the light of the large fragments that make up the individual stories of his novel "before dawn", "Senility and Weakness", etc.. In 1869, Mr.. Annunciation suffered a terrible disease - paralysis, from which he died after 20 years of suffering. In 1870, having recovered slightly, he had placed several articles in the "Week" and "Notes of the Fatherland" in 1871. He traveled annually to KMV, and since 1873,. settled permanently in Vladikavkaz at the request of Count Loris-Melikov, with whom he befriended in the Caucasus. In 1875, the Annunciation was a place the Secretary Terek Statistics Committee and with his active participation has its first serious collection of statistical data compiled by the Terek region. Since 1880. he was entrusted with editing the informal part of the "Terskikh Gazette, which he devoted himself entirely. Died July 20, 1889, Mr.. Most of the Annunciation owes his literary fame written in a spirit of righteous note on the journey to St.. places.