Borichevsky Ivan Petrovich (Tornava-B.)( historian and ethnographer)
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Biography Borichevsky Ivan Petrovich (Tornava-B.)
(1810 - 1887), . Borichevskogo works devoted to studying the history of western Russia on the basis of primary sources, as follows: "On the Russian chronicles in Lithuania, . called "Chronicle Bykhovtsev" ( "Journal of the Ministry of National Education", . 1838), . "Information about the ancient Lithuanians" (ib., . 1844), . "Studies on the origin of, . name and language of the Lithuanian people "(ib., . 1848),
. He also owned several books on the ethnography of the Slavs, the Chronicle and traditions of the Slavic tribe "(1840 - 1842) and others. Borichevsky participated in the work of the Imperial Russian Archaeological Society and publications Archaeography Commission; under his editorship was published 2 nd half of the V t. "Acts relating to the history of Western Russia" (1853). - See. SA. Vengerov, "critical-biographical dictionary" (t. V).