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Innocent, Saint (Saint Innocent of Alaska)

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1797 - 1879

Saint Innocent of Alaska (August 26, 1797 - March 31, 1879), also known as Saint Innocent of Moscow (Russian Митрополит Инноке́нтий) was a Russian Orthodox priest, bishop, archbishop and Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia. He is known for his missionary work, scholarship and leadership in Alaska and the Russian Far East during the 19th century.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

A grammar of Fox Island Aleutian, manuscript

Stefansson Mss-175
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-175
Overview Richard Henry Geoghegan's translation of a Russian text on the language of the Aleuts living on Fox Island. The text was written by Ivan Veniaminov in 1834 and was printed in St. Petersburg in 1846