Feopemt( The First Metropolitan of the Russian Church)
Comments for Feopemt
(years of life are unknown) - the first metropolitan of the Russian Church, appointed to this post Patriarch of Constantinople in 1036, Mr.. (although the record is also known as the first Metropolitan of Lyon [Lion] and others, data on which, however, not even in the special historical and ecclesiastical literature). Greek origin. Took an active part in the admission to Christianity distant Slavic tribes Kiev Powers. If it were laid down the Cathedral of St. Sophia in Kiev and Novgorod, the construction of many churches, the training of clergy. There is reason to believe that relations with the secular power Feopemta remained strained, causing a subsequent gap of Yaroslav the Wise with the Patriarch of Constantinople.