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Author: M. Yu. Ljustrov
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Mikhail Yu. Ljustrov — DSc in Philology, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of Old Slavic Literature Department, A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Povarskaya 25 a, 121069 Moscow, Russia; Professor, Russian State University for the Humanities; bld. 6, Miusskaya Square, GSP-3, 125993 Moscow, Russia.

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DOI: 10.22455/978-5-9208-0610-9-440-449
Keywords: Russian literature of 17th–18th centuries, L. Holberg, О. Dalin, Fyodor Borisovich Godunov.
Date of publication: March 05, 2020

Abstract: The article discusses fragments of works of classics of Danish and Swedish literature, historians and moralists L. Holberg and О. Dalin, devoted to the murder of Tsar Fyodor Borisovich Godunov in June 1605. The author establishes the circle of European sources attracted by Scandinavian authors, Russian, Danish and Swedish interpretations of the event are compared, the choice of Holberg and Dalin’s version of what happened in Moscow is explained.


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