Kunik Arist Aristovich( Historian)
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Biography Kunik Arist Aristovich
Born October 14, 1814, Mr.. in Silesia, died Jan. 18, 1899, Mr.. In Breslavlskom University began studying the history of the tribes of West. In 1838, after the university course, Kunik came as a home teacher, in Moscow. In 1844, Mr.. He moved to St. Petersburg and received a place keeper Numismatic Cabinet of the Academy of Sciences. In the fundamental work: "Die Berufung der Schwedischen Rodsen durch die Finnen und Slaven" (St. Petersburg, 1844) it has reviewed to the last detail the grounds and age-old debate about the Norman origin of Rus' and again decided in favor of his theory of the Norman. The main advantage of this work - a broad and severely critical use of linguistic data, as well as new facts from the history of Slavic and Nordic antiquities. Elected Adjunct Academy, then an academician, he was senior curator of the Hermitage, a member of the Archaeological Commission and its chief editor for the publication of foreign acts. In his later research on the history of the southern, eastern and northern ancient Russia relations Kunik widely used data of linguistics and historical ethnography. These are his "Remarks on the fragments about Varangian issue with. Gedeonov "(1862), . "On the comparative study of Slavic and Lithuanian dialects" (1863), . "On the note of the Gothic toparha" (1847), . "Tokhtamysh and Firkovich" (1876 and separately), . "Proceedings of the Al-Bakr and the other authors about Russia and the Slavs" (1878 and separately, . in collaboration with the baron in,
. Rosen), "Notes on the Caspian Sea Dorn" (1882). Among the many (over 120) articles, . notes and notes Kunik particularly identifies those, . which relate to the field of historical ethnography: "On the influence of the Iranian tribes on the fate of the Semitic peoples" (1856); "Pechenegi, . Torquay, . Polovtsi "(1888)," On the description of the Slavic lands of Ibrahim ibn Jakub (1890),
. It is importance to the development of Byzantine studies Kunik. This area include his work: "The program objectives for the prize of the Byzantine Chronographia" ( "Journal of the Ministry of National Education", h. LXIII); "Why Byzantium remains an enigma in world history" ( "Notes of the Academy of Sciences", t. II); "Studies on the life of St. George Amastridskogo" (ibid., 1845. and 1881); note on compiling a list of Byzantine letters and letters (1894). On the history of education in Russia include the following works Kunik: "Collection of materials for the history of the Academy of Sciences in the XVIII Century" (St. Petersburg, . 1865), . dedicated to the life and literary activities Trediakovsky and Lomonosov, "On the scientific books and periodicals from the Academy of Sciences 1726 - 1852 G." (in "Memoirs of the Academy of Sciences", . t,
. I); "List of works VN. Tatishcheva and materials for his biography "(ibid., t. XLVII). He also published works of the Circle and the Russian-Livonian Acts, 1189 - 1601 (St. Petersburg, 1868). - See. obituary Kunik VG. Basil in "Proceedings of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, 1899, and the outline of his life and works A.S. Lappo-Danilevskii (ibid., 1914).