Stefan Iavors'kyi (3750 words)

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Stefan Iavors′kyi (Stefan Yavorsky; Polish: Stefan Jaworski; 1658–1722) was a Ukrainian and Russian writer, scholar, hierarch of the Orthodox Church, politician, bibliophile, and patron of educational institutions and literature. He was one of the major representatives of baroque poetry and intellectual life in Ukraine in the second half of the seventeenth century. In the first years of the eighteenth century he co-operated with Tsar Peter I and was responsible for the reform of the Orthodox Church in the Russian Empire. He wrote in Latin, Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, and Church Slavonic.

Iavors′kyi was born Simeon Ivanovych Iavors′kyi in 1658, probably in Iavoriv (Jaworów) in the Ruthenian …

Citation: Niedźwiedź, Jakub. "Stefan Iavors'kyi". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 13 October 2020 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14500, accessed 20 October 2020.]

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