Voevodskii Leopold Frantsovich( classical scholar)
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Biography Voevodskii Leopold Frantsovich
(1846 - 1901). At the end of the course at St. Petersburg University, defended his master's thesis: "Cannibalism in the Greek myths. Experience the history of morality "(St. Petersburg, 1874), then the doctor:" Introduction to the mythology of the Odyssey "(Odessa, 1881). Consisted professor of classical philology at the University of Novorossiysk. Composing Voyevodsky of cannibalism among the Greeks, as well as his "Etiological and mythological notes. I. Bowls of the human skull and other similar examples of the disposal of carcasses "(Odessa, 1877) are valuable not only for its final conclusions, as a method - an indication of the myths as a source for the restoration of the ancient history of people everyday. Doctorate Voevodskii tries to resolve all the Homeric epic in the sun-moon-star myth. He enters into their research and folk art of other tribes, including the Slavs. He owns another article: "On the so-called Homeric Poems" (Odessa, 1876: from "Memoirs of Novorossiysk University", t. XIX); "On the origin of the name of the Black Sea" (in "Proceedings of the VI of the Odessa Archaeological Congress, t. II. For this Congress, he prepared a map of ancient settlements in southern Russia), "Mimiamby Herodes and Realism in Greek literature" (1894). See. obituary AN. Dergevitskogo in the Journal of the Ministry of National Education, 1901, Book 7.