Dmitry Gerasimov( famous translator)
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Biography Dmitry Gerasimov
(according to the chronicle "Mitya Minor, Latin interpreter - Nikon Chronicles, VI, 232) Novgorodian descent (born in 1465), who studied in Livonia, Latin and German languages. Doing Tolmachev embassy order in 1525, Mr.. was sent as ambassador to Rome, with a letter, in which the Grand Duke his father expressed his desire to be with him in an alliance against the infidels. During his stay in Rome, Mr.. became close friends with Paul ionium and in conversation with him a lot said about how his previous travels in Sweden and Denmark, and the status of the Russia. Due to these reports, essays Ioviya: "De legatione Basilii M. P. Moscoviae liber "(1537; Russian translation in the Library of Foreign Writers") has a relatively authentic nature. From Mr.. some things must also Herberstein. G. translated: 1) Nicholas delirium, "Against the Jewish unbelief, and 2) Samuel Evreinov" accusation of the Jews "(1503), which were needed Gennady, Archbishop of Novgorod, to combat the heresy of the Judaizers. On his arrival in Moscow, Maxim the Greek (1518), GM, together with Vlas, was appointed to his staff to translate the books of Scripture. Maksim Grek dictated to them his translation from Greek into Latin, and they have already translated into Church Slavonic. In 1535, Mr.. Gerasimov started translating Explanatory hymnal "Brunon. Participated in drafting a complete list of the Bible and correction paschal and "how Novgorodian", tried to raise the value of Novgorod in the famous legend of lord of the white cowl. When he died - not known. - Wed. Grigorovich, "Correspondence of Pope with Russia's sovereigns in the XVI century (St. Petersburg, 1834); Ikonnikov," Maxim the Greek "(Kiev university Izvestiya, 1864 - 65 years), and. Hamel, "The English in Russia in the XVI and XVII centuries" (1 and 2 of Annex XV to the addition of the Notes and. Academy of Sciences, 1865 - 69). V. P-in.