Moscow the Third Rome: Sources of the Doctrine

  title={Moscow the Third Rome: Sources of the Doctrine},
  author={Dimitri Str{\'e}mooukhoff},
  pages={84 - 101}
ALTHOUGH the sixteenth-century Russian doctrine which proclaimed Moscow the 'Third Rome' has become a subject of increasing interest o historians,' its origin and sources still remain despite the meticulous research of M. D'jakonov, V. Malinin, and Mme H. Schaeder to some extent obscure.2 In the hope, therefore, that it may be of some use in elucidating a point of such importance to the grasp of both Muscovite ideology and Russian history, we have devoted this further study to the genesis of… 

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The formula of the Philotheus 'Russia -Third Rome,' has found its place in the Statute of the Patriarchate of Moscow, signed by the Patriarch Jeremy II of Constantinople

    Velikie minei 6etii, 25-30 Sept

      Moscow for the first time, joined a European coalition against the Turks

      • Putesestvie Antioxijskogo patriarxa Makarija, p. 171 in the Ctenija of Moscow, 1898, iv. A little later
      • 1934

      ii, 1 pp. 470 ff. Cf. Denissoff, art. cit

        3) notes that the ecclesiastical reform of the seventeenth century was in accordance with Moscow's foreign policy

          and by the same author Russkoe gosudarstvo v polovine XVII-go v. (1858), I

          • Cf. Schaeder, op. cit

          Lixacev finds the first criticism of the Byzantine concept in Russia in the writings of the Metropolitan Hilarion (Nacional'noe samosoznanie v drevnej Rusi (1945)

            For Nicholas the Latin, who is quite identifiable with Nicholas Bulow, see Russkij biografireskij slovar

              according to an ancient tradition of the Orthodox polemists, accuses the Catholics, especially on account of the use of unleavened bread, of following the heresy of Apollinaris

                Opyty po Istorii drevnej'ej greko-russkoj polemiki protiv latinjan