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Vasiliy A. Prokhorov

( Archaeologist.)

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Biography Vasiliy A. Prokhorov
1818 - 82
. The son of a priest Orel province, . Kherson alumnus of the seminary and the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, after completing the course in the latter - a history lecturer at the Naval College until 1857, . when he retired and, . devoting himself entirely the study of ancient life of the Russian people, . justly deserved fame, . According Kostomarova, . "modest, . but useful and respected archeologist ",
. When he was teaching the history of ancient art at the Academy of Fine Arts (since 1860), . Prokhorov gave the last ancient Christian Museum, . which was for many years keeper, . and the first in Russia - Russian consumer, . and with Geographic Society - Museum of Ethnography,
. From 1862 to 1877. (with breaks), he published the artistic and archaeological journal Christian antiquity and archeology ", . main advantage of which was to riches drawings, . depicting the ancient monuments of Byzantine art and works in Kiev, . Novgorod and Pskov, . Vladimir and Moscow's ancient architecture,
. At the same time from 1871 to 1877. Prokhorov published a separate edition "Russian Antiquities" (2 volumes). In small articles in those and other, . Prokhorov belong to the monograph: "Description of the Church of St. George in Staraya Ladoga fortress Rurik" (with lots of pictures; 1871), "Materials in the study of architectural history in Russia", . entering into a detailed history of Old Russian architecture, "Materials on the history of Russian clothes and people's life situation" (1881; continuation of the work undertaken by the son Prokhorov in 1884) and "Bulgarian excavations near Eski-Boot" (1882),
. Of the articles Prokhorov's most valuable: "The two tiles with mysterious monograms and images" ( "Proceedings of the Imperial Archaeological Society, 1862, t. IV), "On the ancient saber with the Greek, Slavic and other inscriptions" (St. Petersburg, 1878, brochure), "Essay on the history of Byzantine art and a review of Russian architecture" ( "Proceedings of the 3rd Archaeological Congress, t. 1), "On the excavation of burial mounds near Bologova" ( "Collection of the Archaeological Institute, 1880, Book 3)," On the ancient wooden temple in the churchyard Rebolskom Tikhvinsky County Novgorod Province "(St. Petersburg, 1881, brochure). At the time of teaching Prokhorov in marine corps are his works: "A brief sketch of universal history for pupils Marine Cadet Corps" (Saint-Petersburg, . 1851 - 1857, . 2 issues.) And "Science in toys, . developing mental abilities and knowledge of children "(pictorial edition, with explanatory text, . 2 hours, . St.Petersburg, . 1857),
. From 1854 to 1857. he headed the editorial board of the Journal of non-profit information ". Wed. N. Kostomarov, VA. Prokhorov and his archaeological activities "(" New Time ", 1882, 16 February)," Historical note on the activities of the Imperial Moscow Archaeological Society "(Moscow, 1890) and in. Stasov "B. A. Prokhorov, "(Journal of Fine Arts, 1885).


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