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Istomin (Истомин) Karion
(end of 1640th—1717)
Karion Istomin was a poet, translator and pedagogue who also worked as a printer in Moscow. The primer he produced somewhere between 1717 and 1722 stands out in the field of Old Russian children’s literature both in terms of choice of material and in terms of its overall conception. Previous Russian primers had been designed to teach children... More...
Russia, 1994, 300th Anniversary of ABC-book of Istomin