Verkhovsky, Alexander T.( physician, known for its biblical, historical and church-historical works)
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Biography Verkhovsky, Alexander T.
son Timothy Alexandrovich Verkhovsky. His main work in this area - "Biblical and Historical Dictionary", initiated in 1871. and brought in 5 editions, to the letter i (1876). Russian-Turkish War interrupted this work, and Verkhovsky, within two years he worked as a regimental doctor in the army was operating in the Balkans. Upon returning from the theater of war Verkhovsky once again chosen his favorite pursuits, and in parallel with the Biblical and historical vocabulary taken in 1881. more extensive publication - "Church Historical Dictionary". Having by this time considerable resources, . he meant to bring to this edition all the best scientists in the field of force of church history, . what did the printed statement, . but he managed to publish only one edition of the dictionary: he died in 1882, . 55 years old,
. Verkhovsky knew 12 languages, ancient and modern, of which the Hebraic language he learned when he had already 50 years old, which within two years of listening to lectures on the Jewish language and biblical archeology at St. Petersburg. Theological Academy. The model for his Biblical and historical dictionary "served as a famous English Bible Dictionary Smith. A. L.