GENNADY( Russian ecclesiastical and political activist)
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Gennady (? - 1505) - eng. TSerk. and politi. activist, a supporter of 'church militant'. In 1470-x gg. - Archimandrite Chudova Moscow monastery. Appointed in 1484 Novgorod. Archbishop Gennady was to be a conductor velikoknyazh. policy in recent accession to Moscow. State-woo Novgorod the Great. Soon, however, and led by Gennady. kn. Ivan III revealed serious conflicts over land holdings Archbishop. Department. Together with Joseph Volotskii fought against heresies and made short work of the heretics. Journalistic. activities literatures. Circle, organized by Gennady, was directly linked to the struggle against the heretic. Embarrassed 'prostate' his companions and learning freethinkers, Gennady advocated the establishment of schools for the clergy and distributed tserk.-polemich. literature. At court Gennady was written 'word summary' in defense TSerk. property - the most striking monument to journalism militant clerics in Russia produced the first complete Bible Code - 'Gennadievskaya Bible' (1499). In 1504. and his companions managed to achieve a total condemnation of heretics, but the G. will lead to. Prince was ousted from the Archbishop, the Department for violation of regulations of the cathedral (1503) the abolition of fees, the appointment of tserk.-hierarchical positions. He was deprived of his diocese and imprisoned in the Miracle Monastery. He died in disgrace.