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Author Collis, Robert.

Title The Petrine instauration [electronic resource] : religion, esotericism and science at the court of Peter the Great, 1689-1725 / by Robert Collis.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xx, 583 p. : ill. (some col.).
Series Aries book series : texts and studies in Western esotericism, 1871-1405 ; v. 14
Aries book series ; v. 14.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Quirinus Kuhlmann's millenarian mission to Moscow in 1689 -- Jacobite servitors. Jacob Bruce (1669-1735): a scientific sorcerer at the court of Peter the Great ; Scottish Jacobite roots ; Mathematics, astronomy and astrology: early training in the foreign quarter in Moscow and in London in 1698 ; Natural philosophy, alchemy and Mysticism religion ; Advancement of learning ; Robert Erskine (1677-1718): an iatrochemist at the Petrine court ; Robert Erskine's ancestry and Jacobite links ; Medicine and alchemy: an iatrochemist at the Petrine Court ; Erskine the chemical philosopher ; Erskine, balneology and his treatment of Peter the Great ; Astral and divine medicine ; Erskine and natural philosophy ; Erskine the natural philosopher ; Erskine and religion -- Ukrainian clerics. Stefan Iavorskii (1658-1722): an esoteric wordsmith at the court of Peter the Great ; Iavorskii's Kievan period ; For tsar and country: the apocalyptic, mystical and esoteric sermons of Stefan Iavorski ; Mystical orthodoxy, progressive pietism and esoteric science: the eclectic worldview of Feofan Prokopovich (1681-1736) ; Prokopovich's theological system ; Prokopovich's natural philosophy ; Prokopovich's educational vision: pietism and the Petrine instauration -- Peter the Great. Peter the Great's divine mission ; Peter the Great as King David ; The prophetic significance of the Nystad Peace of 1721 ; St. Petersburg as "New Jerusalem" ; The role of religion and esotericism in shaping Peter the Great's vision of scientific reform ; Francis Lee's vision of scientific reform in Russia ; Gottfried Leibniz's vision of scientific reform in Russia ; Collecting and marvelling at the curious: Peter the Great and the development of the St. Petersburg Kunstkamera ; Towards an Academy of Sciences ; Esoteric interests of Peter the Great.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Peter I, Emperor of Russia, 1672-1725 -- Relations with occultists.
Brius, IA. V. (IAkov Vilimovich), 1670-1735.
Erskine, Robert, 1677-1718.
IAvorsky, Stefan, 1658-1722.
Feofan, Archbishop of Novgorod, 1681-1736.
Occultism -- Russia -- History -- 18th century.
Mysticism -- Russia -- History -- 18th century.
Occultism and science -- Russia -- History -- 18th century.
Religion and science -- Russia -- History -- 18th century.
Occultists -- Russia -- History -- 18th century.
Scholars -- Russia -- History -- 18th century.
Russia -- History -- Peter I, 1689-1725.
Russia -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004215672 (hardback alkaline paper)
9789004224391 (e-book)

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