The House of Alexandrian Greek School

Dating: 1817р
Protection # : 10023-Чр
Address: вул. Гребінки, 24
Epoch: the Imperial epoch;
Personalities: Zosyma Anastasis; Zosyma Mykola; Христофор Ієропес; Микола Манцов; Григорій Манцов; Костянтин Попов; Іван Бафа; Микола Кліца;
Categories: architectural monument;
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2. It was opened on the 22nd of January in 1817 according to the order of the emperor Alexander I. The main objective of this school was to teach children of Greek families, but the representatives of other nationalities who wanted to be “educated in sciences” were admitted to the school.

It was situated in the private stone house, which was donated to the school by Nizhyn Greek society in 1810. The house had 18 rooms, 8 of which were occupied by classes and library. The main objective of this school was to teach children from Greek families, but the representatives of other nationalities who wanted to be “educated in sciences” were admitted to school. School program included learning Russian and Greek languages, reading, history, geography, history, arithmetic and geometry, translation from Greek into Russian and vice versa, painting. The school had a remarkable library that was gifted by the educated Greeks. It included 1508 volumes, among which there were unique publications in Latin and Greek, particular writings of Tacitus, Titus Livius, Titus Flavius Josephus. In 1872 Greek fraternity ceased its existence in the town, the number of students decreased significantly. The school was closed in 1919.
Author(-s): Дмитренко Н.М.

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