Velikanov Alexander Semenovich( archaeologist)
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Biography Velikanov Alexander Semenovich
(1818 - 86). He studied at the Richelieu Lyceum, in 1850-ies founded in Odessa, a model library for reading, but met with no sympathy of the public, closed its. Being in the ranks of the opponents of the Norman theory of the origin of Russia, published: "Zarnitsa Russia over the Scythian horizon rozyskany on Her early. Old Russian and Slavic names of the Dnieper rapids "(Odessa, 1877) and" Exploration of prehistoric times Rus-Slavic people "(ib., 1878 - 81). In "Proceedings of the Imperial Moscow Archaeological Society, (T. VIII) published an article "On the inscribed stones of the river Western Dvina". His work has not met with sympathy in the scientific fields.