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Den sista munken i Ingermanland: Fantasten Lëvuška Lemboinen från Wanhimala by
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Slavic and Baltic Studies, Finnish, Dutch, and German, Slavic Languages.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5247-422X
2016 (Swedish)In: Да веселитсѧ Новъградъ. Må Novgorod fröjda sig: Hyllningsskrift till Elisabeth Löfstrand / [ed] Ambrosiani, Per, Per-Arne Bodin & Nadezjda Zorikhina Nilsson, Stockholm: Stockholm University, 2016, 143-166 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This paper analyses sources for the life of the Ingrian peasant prophet Lëvuška (Leontij, Laure) Semenov Lemboinen (fl 1619–52), previ- ously known to scholarship mainly from a 1637 court hearing at Nyenskans. The movements of his family from Korbosel ́skij to Ingris (Ižorskij) pogost in 1617/18 are traced, and the environments in which he became a man are reconstructed. The paper adduces some new information about the events leading to the 1637 court examination as well as Lemboinen’s time in prison, and identifies him, in his final years, as the probable leader of a semi-monastic community of both sexes in an abandoned religious house on the banks of Lake Ladoga.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Stockholm University, 2016. 143-166 p.
Series
Stockholm Slavic Papers, ISSN 0347-7002 ; 26
Keyword [en]
17th century, Ingria, Lëvuška Lemboinen, peasant prophets, monasteries, Orthodox sects
National Category
Humanities
Research subject
Slavic Languages; History; History of Religion
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-137041ISBN: 978-91-87355-24-0ISBN: 978-91-87355-25-7OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-137041DiVA: diva2:1058567
Funder
Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation
Available from: 2016-12-21 Created: 2016-12-21 Last updated: 2016-12-21

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