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Antonii Yasil'evich Florovskii

historian

Antonii Florovskii, USSR Historian.

Background

Florovskii, Antonii was born in 1890. Brother of the famous theologian, Georgii Florovskii.

Career

Emigrated after the 1917 Revolution. Settled in Czechoslovakia. Professor of Russian History at Prague University, chairman of the Russian Historical Society in Prague.

Among his works are the 2 vol. Chekhi i Vostochnye Slaviane. Also carried out research into the time of Peter the Great.

Religion

Major religious moral codes dehumanise individuals outside their group as less worthy. Results can vary from discrimination to genocide.

Views

Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.