Kastorsky Mikhail Ivanovich( Professor of History)
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Biography Kastorsky Mikhail Ivanovich
(1809 - 1866) pupil Kostroma seminary and chief Pedagogical Institute, was sent to get ready for a professorship abroad (1836). Kastorsky - one of the first Russian scientists have realized the need to study the Slavs. Already in Berlin, where he listened to Ranke, Raumer, Beck and others, Kastorsky began to study the Czech language and later worked in Prague, under the leadership Safarik, Serbian and Slavic antiquities. The fruit of these sessions was an article on modern Czech literature "(" Journal of the Ministry of National Education, Part XVIII) and the translation of some of the songs published by Karadzic, under the title: "Serbian folk songs" (Leipzig, 1838). In 1838, Mr.. Kastorsky was identified in St. Petersburg University assistant professor in the department of General History, in addition from 1839 to 1843. He temporarily held the chair of the Slavic dialects. To test the lecture he had written was the following argument: "The effect Karlovingskoy dynasty of Slavic tribes" ( "Journal of the Ministry of National Education", . Part XXIV), . and a Ph.D. he bought for "Font Style Slavic mythology" (Saint-Petersburg, . 1841),
. This book was the first time presentation of scientific expertise on the subject, she has retained value and later, as an accurate selection of facts, while the known. As a professor, Kastorsky had no effect on his audience, his lectures were completely deprived of the pragmatic nature. In 1850, Mr.. Kastorsky was made extraordinary professor. Since 1839, Mr.. He was also a teacher and mentor, an observer in a nobleman's shelf. Other works Kastorsky: "Letters Lady Rondo, . wife of the British Minister in Russia's court in the reign of Empress Anna Ioannovna "(translated from English, . St.Petersburg, . 1836), "The historical fate of the Russian Caucasus in ancient times" ( "Journal of the Ministry of National Education", . Part LXXVI); "On the songs of the South Slavs, . collected at once, . Dunderom and Tchaikovsky "(ibid., . Part XXVIII); "Aristotle's category" (translation, . St.Petersburg, . 1859),
. The manuscript remained after Kastorsky translation Metaphysics of Aristotle, with notes, Latin translation of the Russian chronicles, and others.