Basil Kipriyanov( One of the lesser-known but energetic followers of Peter the Great)
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Biography Basil Kipriyanov
Bourgeois origin, was taken by Peter to determine the navigability for. Soon Kipriyanov is in the role of the Chief Civil printing of books, working on the introduction of civil font, engraves pictures, wrote manuals, drawing cards and serves as a librarian in Moscow Navigation School. Kipriyanov - the first publisher of mathematical and geographical benefits for navigators of Peter's time. Himself Kipriyanova belong to the following works: "A new method of arithmetic feoriki or visual, . composed questions for the most convenient notion of "(Moscow, . 1703), "Tables of sines, . tangents (Moscow, . 1703 and 1716), "A hundred astronomical" (1707; manuscript in the public library), "Images of saints Promised Land" (1716), "Table of the difference between the width and departure from the meridian" (October 1720), "Tables of horizontal and southern latitudes (Moscow, . 1722), "Tables of declination of the Sun" (1723),
. Images and drawings supplied by the custom of the time, syllabic verse. Main work Kipriyanova long attributed to another author: it is - the famous calendar for a hundred years ( "The book referred to as the Calendar, Moscow, 1709), known as Brusovsky. Letters Kipriyanova to different persons reported ppm. Khmyrova ( "Russian Archive", 1866), of which it is evident that Kipriyanova life was not easy. In 1716, Mr.. he was forced to complain about the philistine elder, distracts him from his work and puts an election.