Ermolaev Alexander( Artist-archaeologist and numismatist)
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Biography Ermolaev Alexander
(1780 - 1828), collector of Russian coins. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, was the curator of manuscripts of the Public Library, Conference Secretary of the Academy of Fine Arts, a prominent member of the circle enthusiasts and researchers of national antiquities, grouped around the graph NP. Rumyantsev. In 1809 - 10 years. Ermolaev, together with the KM. Borozdin, undertook an archaeological trip to Lake Ladoga, Belozersk, Vologda, Vladimir, Rostov, Kiev, and Chernigov, during which the album was antiquities (stored in a public library) is very important for Russian archeology (see description of its. in "Proceedings of the 1 Archaeological Congress, t. 1), collected information about the ancient manuscripts and bought some of these lists, while others - in the original. However Olenin had proposed a complete and accurate edition of the Russian chronicles (in "Son of the Fatherland", 1814,? 7). Library Ermolaeva, mostly chronicles and Acts of the Time of Troubles, enjoyed Karamzin. Ermolaeva Conversation with Metropolitan Yevgeny printed in the Collection of the Academy of Sciences "(t. V, Issue I).