Miliukov Simeon( The Metropolitan.)
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Biography Miliukov Simeon
(Tobolsk - 4.I.1699, Smolensk)
A Nizhny Novgorod Caves Monastery Archimandrite. Since 1674, Mr.. - Archimandrite Andronyevskaya Monastery in Moscow. After the transfer of Archbishop Varsonofy Yeropkina on Krutitskii Department Smolensk diocese was given Archimandrite C. Consecration C. Archbishop of Smolensk was performed April 9, 1676, Mr.. I turned to the Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich request to build a temple in Smolensk. August 2, 1677, Mr.. new Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Smolensk was founded. In Smolensk, the temple is built in other cities of the diocese. For C. was built and consecrated in Vyazma new stone cathedral in honor of the three Hierarchs of Moscow and St. Sergius, started construction of the Assumption Church in the d. Red. In 1680, Mr.. S. the first of the bishops of Smolensk was elevated to the rank of metropolitan. Body with. buried in the Trinity Monastery.
Lit. Historical and statistical description of the Smolensk diocese .- SPb, 1964 .- With. 94-96.