Popovtsy
Popovtsy \Po*pov"tsy\, n. pl. [Russ., prop., those having popes or priests.] See {Raskolnik}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Popovtsy — The Popovtsy, or Popovschina ( Поповцы , Поповщина in Russian; this name could be translated as priested ones ), were one of the two principal movements (along with the Bezpopovtsy) of the Old Believers, which was formed by the end of the 17th… …   Wikipedia

  • Popovtsy — Raskolnik Ras*kol nik (r[a^]s*k[o^]l n[i^]k), n.; pl. {Raskolniki} (r[a^]s*k[o^]l n[i^]k*[=e]) or {Raskolniks}. [Russ. raskol nik dissenter, fr. raskol dissent.] The name applied by the Russian government to any subject of the Greek faith who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Old Believers — Surikov, Vasily, Boyarynya Morozova …   Wikipedia

  • Edinoverie — ( ru. Единоверие; occasionally also transcribed as Yedinoverie or Yedinoveriye) is an arrangement between certain Russian Old Believer communities and the official Russian Orthodox State Church, whereby the communities are treated as a part of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of English words of Russian origin — Including English, contain words most likely borrowed from the Russian language. Not all of the words are truly fluent Russian or Slavic origin. Some of them co exist in other Slavic languages and it is difficult to decide whether they made… …   Wikipedia

  • Old Believer — Raskolnik. [1805 15] * * * ▪ Russian religious group Russian  Starover,         member of a group of Russian religious dissenters who refused to accept the liturgical reforms imposed upon the Russian Orthodox church by the patriarch of Moscow… …   Universalium

  • Beglopopovtsy — ( Беглопоповцы in Russian, which may be translated as runaway priests ) was one of the denominations among the Popovtsy, who belonged to the Old Believers.Since none of the bishops joined the Old Believers movement after the schism of 1666 67 in… …   Wikipedia

  • Bezpopovtsy — Raskolnik Ras*kol nik (r[a^]s*k[o^]l n[i^]k), n.; pl. {Raskolniki} (r[a^]s*k[o^]l n[i^]k*[=e]) or {Raskolniks}. [Russ. raskol nik dissenter, fr. raskol dissent.] The name applied by the Russian government to any subject of the Greek faith who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bezpopovtsy — Raskolnik Ras*kol nik (r[a^]s*k[o^]l n[i^]k), n.; pl. {Raskolniki} (r[a^]s*k[o^]l n[i^]k*[=e]) or {Raskolniks}. [Russ. raskol nik dissenter, fr. raskol dissent.] The name applied by the Russian government to any subject of the Greek faith who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bezpopovtsy — Bez po*pov tsy, n. [Russ.; bez without + popovtsy, a derivative of pop priest.] A Russian sect. See {Raskolnik}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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