Leontiev Pavel( philologist and journalist)
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Biography Leontiev Pavel
(1822 - 1874). He graduated from the course on literary department of the Philosophy Faculty of Moscow State University, listened in Germany Beck, Lachman, Schelling, visited the great cities of Italy. In 1847, Mr.. Moscow took the chair of Roman literature and antiquities, and received a master's degree for the essay: "On the worship of Zeus in ancient Greece" (M., . 1850), . written under the influence Shellingovoy Philosophy of Mythology "and from the philological now quite obsolete,
. A major contribution to science were published Leontiev "Propylaea. Collection of articles on classical antiquity "(5 volumes, Moscow, 1855 - 1857 2 th edition of the first 3 volumes, Moscow, 1869), where a number of articles of the publisher issued:" Essay on the History of Ancient Greece "," Venus in Tauris " and "On the difference between styles in Greek sculpture". With the founding of the Russian Messenger (1856) begins a lively journalistic activity Leontiev, due, mainly, common views with Katkov, whom he always had a strong influence. Leontiev wrote himself a little, but led the other. Since 1865. He became co-editor of the Moscow Gazette. Here he wrote a great number of leading articles, mainly on the reform of educational system. Finding salvation from the "plague of materialism" exclusively for young people studying the ancient classics, he contributed a lot of high school reform undertaken in 1871. Tolstoy. Many worked for the benefit established in 1868. Moscow school in memory of the Tsarevich Nicholas, where he taught ancient languages and history. In case of violation of a disciple of any rules, he tried to bring the offender, through dialectical conversation, to the consciousness of the irregularity of his conduct. Leontiev tried to attract the best pedagogical Lyceum and scientific forces, demanding that the employees of the same energetic and caring work, which manifested itself. He published more: "On Rutgardovoy method of teaching the ancient languages" (M., . 1841), "The fate of the agricultural classes in ancient Rome" (Acts speech, . 1861), "Library of Greek and Latin writers with notes and vocabulary for secondary schools", . t,
. I. "Speeches of a poet. Arhiya and for Ap. Ligaria (Moscow, 1867). - See. "In memory of rm. Leontiev (Moscow, 1874); M. K. "Rm. Leontiev "(" Russian Messenger ", 1874,? 4).