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Jaworskij, Stephan

(Javorskij; Jaworsky; original name Simeon changed to monastic name Stephan [Stefan]; 1658–1722). Russ. Orthodox prelate; made pres. of Holy Syn. 1721 by Peter I (1672–1725; coruler of Russ. with half brother Ivan 1682–89, thereafter alone; “the Great”). Works include Kamen very (“Rock of Faith”), which shows Jesuit influence.

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