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life of Peter the Great

Barrow, John Sir

life of Peter the Great

by Barrow, John Sir

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Published by W.P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peter -- I, -- Emperor of Russia, -- 1672-1725,
  • Russia -- History -- Peter I, 1689-1725

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementby Sir John Barrow
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 414 p. :
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14416506M

    Buy Peter The Great: His Life and World New edition by Massie, Robert K. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). "Enthralling As fascinating as any novel and more so than most." The New York Times Book ReviewThe Pulitzer Prize-Winning Bestseller by the author of t the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, one of the most extraordinary rulers in history.5/5(1).

    The Passion of Peter. There's a lot we can learn from the life and ministry of The Apostle Peter. His passion for The Gospel was sometimes overshadowed by the shortcomings of his nature. Through knot and purge Peter the Great () transformed a medieval, backward Russia into a semi-Westernized world power. Accordingly, he has been eulogized or vilified by poets, philosophers, historians, biographers. To Robert Massie (Nicholas and Alexandra), he is a prodigious personality with vices and virtues to scale: suspicious, cruel, foul-tempered; generous, intelligent, energetic.

      Peter the Great (Russian: Пётр Вели́кий, tr. Pyotr Velikiy; IPA: [ˈpʲɵtr vʲɪˈlʲikʲɪj]), Peter I (Russian: Пётр I, tr. Pyotr I; IPA: [ˈpʲɵtr ˈpʲɛrvɨj]) or Pyotr. Peter the Great: A Life from Beginning to End. By: Wallace was a mere man who became larger than life What would Russia look like today if there had never been a Peter the Great? Peter I did so much for Russia, including changing the education system to reach more people, reorganizing the government and the Russian Orthodox Church, and.


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Born inwith little chance of attaining the throne of Muscovy, Peter finds himself at. Title. The imperial title of Peter the Great was the following: By the grace of God, the most excellent and great sovereign emperor Pyotr Alekseevich the ruler of all the Russias: of Moscow, of Kiev, of Vladimir, of Novgorod, Tsar of Kazan, Tsar of Astrakhan and Tsar of Siberia, sovereign of Pskov, great prince of Smolensk, of Tver, of Yugorsk, of Perm, of Vyatka, of Bulgaria and others Father: Alexis of Russia.

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The Modern Library of the World's Best Books Peter the Great Winner of the Pulitzer Prize "Enthralling as fascinating as any novel and more so than most."--The New York Times Book Review4/5(25).

Peter the Great was the Tsar and first Emperor of Russia known for his extensive expansion and reforms. This biography of Peter the Great provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

children: Alexei Petrovich, Catherine Petrovna, Elizabeth of Russia, Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia, Grand Duke.

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Early Life Peter was the youngest child of Czar Alexis, by Alexis's second wife, Natalya Naryshkin. From Alexis's first marriage (with Maria Miloslavsky) were born Feodor III, Sophia Alekseyevna, and the semi-imbecile Ivan.Impetuous and stubborn, generous and cruel, tender and unforgiving, a man of enormous energy and complexity, Peter the Great is brought fully to life.

The Modern Library of the World’s Best Books Peter the Great Winner of the Pulitzer Prize “Enthralling as fascinating as any novel and more so than most.”—The New York Times Book Review.