Protopop Avvakum: the movement from the artistic image to the person

Author(s):  V.V. Lytkin, Dr., associate Professor, Tsiolkovsky`s Kaluga state University, Kaluga, Russia,;

A.V. Osipova, no, no, Tsiolkovsky`s Kaluga state University, Kaluga, Russia,

Issue:  Volume 45, № 1

Rubric:  Human Being. Culture. Society

Annotation:  Image of protopop Avvakum-the spiritual leader of the old believers ' movement in Russia XVII century, a historical figure and writer-has always attracted numerous researchers of various scientific disciplines, but in the cultural aspect is almost not covered. In this regard, the author considers the mythological image of the protopop Avvakum, which has undergone a certain semioticization, which has had a significant impact on various forms of public consciousness: political, religious, philosophical, and even art. For the first time shows the involvement of the Archpriest Avvakum in the creation of his image, the further development of the mythological image in popular and intellectual circles and his disappointment that sprawled in different cultural environments for half a century – from the late XIX to the early XXI centuries.

Keywords:  Myth, philosophy of myth, mythmaking, mythology, the disappointment, the old believers, protopop Avvakum.

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