5 edition of Peter the Great found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -142) and index.
|Series||Seminar studies in history|
|LC Classifications||DK131 .M27 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 149 p. :|
|Number of Pages||149|
|LC Control Number||95030682|
Oct 01, · Peter the Great (–), tsar of Russia for forty-three years, was a dramatic, appealing, and unconventional character. This book provides a vivid sense of the dynamics of his life—both public and private—and his trc-music.com: Saint Peter the Apostle, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ and, according to Roman Catholic tradition, the first pope. Peter, a Jewish fisherman, was called to be a disciple of Jesus at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. Learn more about Peter’s life.
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Jun 25, · Peter Alexeyevich, known as Peter the Great, was the Tsar of Russia from till his death on 8th February He became co-ruler of Russia at the age of 10 in but it was only after the death of his half-brother Ivan V in that he gained complete control of the Tsardom of Russia and initiated his military campaigns and internal reforms which would expand Russia into a larger empire. 1 Peter 1 New International Version (NIV). 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, 2 who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood.
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Sep 18, · Massie’s book on Peter The Great is a thorough biography that reads like a good novel. Mr Massie demonstrates the intricacies of the confluence of culture, identity, ideas and technologies of Western Europe, The Baltic Countries, Ottoman Empire and Russia during the time of Peter’s reign.
St Petersburg feels like a Western European city in Cited by: “Peter the Great” is one of the best-written history books I’ve encountered. Despite the title, this is not a biography — it is an incredible narrative history of the times of Peter the Great.
I found this to be not only an outstanding book about Russian history but also an /5. Sep 16, · Peter the Great: His Life and World Kindle Edition by Massie’s book on Peter The Great is a thorough biography that reads like a good novel.
Mr Massie demonstrates the intricacies of the confluence of culture, identity, ideas and technologies of Western Europe, The Baltic Countries, Ottoman Empire and Russia during the time of Peter’s /5(). Oct 28, · Impetuous and stubborn, generous and cruel, tender and unforgiving, a man of enormous energy and complexity, Peter the Great is brought fully to life.
The Modern Library of the World’s Best Books Peter the Great Winner of the Pulitzer Prize “Enthralling as fascinating as any novel and more so than most.”—The New York Times Book Review/5. Title. The imperial title of Peter the Great was the following: By the grace of God, the most excellent and great sovereign emperor Pyotr Alekseevich the ruler of all the Russias: of Moscow, of Kiev, of Vladimir, of Novgorod, Tsar of Kazan, Tsar of Astrakhan and Tsar of Siberia, sovereign of Pskov, great prince of Smolensk, of Tver, of Yugorsk, of Perm, of Vyatka, of Bulgaria and others Father: Alexis of Russia.
Jan 01, · A very short book about Peter the Great - the Tsar who drug Russia (kicking and screaming) into more modern times. This is a children's book, so it is not very detailed, but the artwork is beautiful and there is enough information to whet the appetite about a historical figure whose name I knew, but not much else/5.
Peter the Great: His Life and World Summary & Study Guide Robert K. Massie This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Peter the Great.
Feb 04, · Peter I, Russian in full Pyotr Alekseyevich, byname Peter the Great, Russian Pyotr Veliky, (born June 9 [May 30, Old Style],Moscow, Russia—died February 8 [January 28],St. Petersburg), tsar of Russia who reigned jointly with his half-brother Ivan V (–96) and alone thereafter (–) and who in was proclaimed.
His latest book is "The Year I Was Peter the Great: —Khruschev, Stalin's Ghost, and a Young American in Russia" (Brookings Institution Press, ).
See full bio Praise for The Year I Was. Feb 18, · Peter the Great was a Russian czar in the late 17th century who is best known for his extensive reforms in an attempt to establish Russia as a great Born: Jun 09, During the reign of Peter I,the gathering forces of change, modernism, and the movement to European ways in culture and technology were given direction and impetus under the great Czar.
Free download or read online Peter the Great: His Life and World pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Robert K.
Massie. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. The Modern Library of the World's Best Books Peter the Great Winner of the Pulitzer Prize "Enthralling as fascinating as any novel and more so than most."--The New York Times Book Review Nicholas and Alexandra "A magnificent and intimate picture/5(25).
Jun 29, · Having cut a "window to Europe," the first Russian czar, Peter the Great, also introduced European ways of life to Russia, including rules of conduct. On his order, authorities wrote a Author: Oleg Yegorov.
Peter I or Peter the Great, –, czar of Russia (–), major figure in the development of imperial Russia. Early Life Peter was the youngest child of Czar Alexis, by Alexis's second wife, Natalya Naryshkin.
From Alexis's first marriage (with Maria Miloslavsky) were born Feodor III, Sophia Alekseyevna, and the semi-imbecile Ivan. Through knot and purge Peter the Great () transformed a medieval, backward Russia into a semi-Westernized world power.
Accordingly, he has been eulogized or vilified by poets, philosophers, historians, biographers. To Robert Massie (Nicholas and Alexandra), he is a prodigious personality with vices and virtues to scale: suspicious, cruel, foul-tempered; generous, intelligent.
This article about a non-fiction book on Russian history is a trc-music.com can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Peter the Great. AKA Pyotr Alekseevich Romanov. Tsar of Russia, Birthplace: Moscow, Russia Location of death: St. Petersburg, Russia Cause of death: Pneumonia Re. Tsar Peter I, called Peter the Great, son of the tsar Alexius Mikhailovich and Natalia Naruishkina, was born at Moscow on the 30th of May His earliest teacher (omitting Born: Jun 09, Feb 27, · The definitive short biography of the enigmatic Peter the Great Peter the Great (), tsar of Russia for forty-three years, was a dramatic, appealing, and unconventional character.
This book provides a vivid sense of the dynamics of his life--both public and private--and his reign. Drawing on his letters and papers, as well as on other contemporary accounts, the book provides new 4/5(3).
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Mar 11, · The definitive short biography of the enigmatic Peter the Great Peter the Great (–), tsar of Russia for forty-three years, was a dramatic, appealing, and unconventional character.
This book provides a vivid sense of the dynamics of his .Peter was called by the apostle Paul a "pillar" of the Church. It was, also, believed by the crowds that the mere casting of his shadow upon the sick was capable of bringing about miraculous healing.
Peter is the one who defended the inclusion of the Gentiles (non-Jews) into the Christian Church at the Apostolic Council in Jerusalem.Personally commissioned and approved by Peter the Great, a short book of some 60 pages and 20, words was published in Moscow in Its title was Pravda Voli Monarshei or ‘The Monarch’s Right to Appoint the Heir to His Throne’, but its wider purpose was to reassert the doctrine of divine right absolutism in Russia, at the very time when the concept was beginning to lose its.