Constantine Dumitrashko Danilovich( Little-Russian writer)
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Biography Constantine Dumitrashko Danilovich
(1814 - 1886).
First he printed his poems under the pseudonym Kopytko. In 1859, Mr.. issued remaking "Batrachomyomachia" on Little Russian language - "Zhabomyshedrakivku" - hexameters, the language of the poem is correct, clear and strong. It is based on historical and political grounds: toad depict Sich Cossacks, mouse - Poles XVII century., Crayfish, sent by Zeus to help frogs - Russian troops. The author's sympathies on the side of the Cossacks and Russian. Dumitrashko wrote several poems on the legends of folk-poetry of the theme: "sworn", "Wake", "Serpent". Most of the articles Dumitrashko in spiritual magazines devoted to church sermons (Wed. VI Issue Survey of life and works of deceased authors, DD. Yazykov, 1890). See. "Kiev Antique" (1886, V, 188 - 190).