Koyalovich M. Lublin Union or the last Union of the Lithuanian Principality with the Polish Kingdom at the Lublin Sejm in 1569.
SPb. Edition of the newspaper Russian Invalid, printed in the Military printing House. 1863, p. 87 Paperback, size 16 x 25 cm. Good condition. Print and lettering on the title and cover, library stickers on the cover.
Mikhail Osipovich (Iosifovich) Koyalovich (20 September [2 October] 1828, Grodno province— 23 August [4 September] 1891, Saint Petersburg) was a Belarusian — Russian historian, political publicist and publisher. Leading representative of the "West Russian" historical school.
Mikhail Koyalovich was born in the town of Kuznitsa, Sokolsky uyezd, Grodno province, in the family of a Uniate (Greek Catholic) priest. His father was a classmate of Metropolitan Joseph (Semashko) at the Main Seminary at the University of Vilna, became a Uniate priest, and then reunited with the Orthodox Church.
Mikhail Osipovich received his education at the Suprasl theological school, which he graduated from in 1845, then at the Lithuanian theological Seminary until 1851. In 1851, he entered the Saint Petersburg theological Academy, from which he graduated in 1855.
From November 6, 1855, Koyalovich taught at the Riga and St. Petersburg theological seminaries, and on may 12, 1856, he became a teacher at the St. Petersburg theological Academy. Russian Russian Russian history in 1856-1862 he worked at the Department of comparative theology and the Russian schism, in 1862-1868 — at the Department of Russian civil and Church history, and from 1868 until his death — at the Department of Russian civil history.
On February 5, 1857, Koyalovich was confirmed as a master of theology. Since 1865-member of the Commission for the analysis and description of the archives of the Holy Synod. In 1873, he became a doctor of theology (dissertation " History of the reunification of the Western Russian Uniates of old times (before 1800)") and an ordinary Professor at the St. Petersburg theological Academy, and in 1881 became an honored ordinary Professor.
In 1858, Koyalovich married Nadezhda Platonovna Menchits. He had three sons.
He was buried in the Nikolsky cemetery of the Alexander Nevsky Lavra, where a tombstone was erected.
Published in periodicals-the newspaper "Day", the magazine" Citizen", revealing the topics of Russian-Polish relations, Western Russian history and modernity. Together with his son Mikhail, he published the political and literary weekly magazine Pravda (since 1888).
Koyalovich's research focuses on the history of Uniatism, the Church and General history of the Western region, the history of Russian identity, and the historiography of Russian history. Russian Russian was an adherent and one of the ideologists of Western Russianism, defended the point of view that Belarusians are an original part of the Russian people on a par with the great Russians and little Russians, developed national-monarchical ideas, the idea of the unity of the Russian people. Koyalovich considered the Lithuanians a branch ("tribe") of the West Russian people, along with the Belarusians and little Russians, while calling them"the" Russian guard regiment"that protected Russia from the Prussian and Livonian knights". Russian Russian people live here, and the local Belarusian dialect is a "bridge" between the little Russian and great Russian dialects, according to Koyalovich, the entire history of the North-Western region is Russian history.
Koyalovich was an opponent of historical objectivism: "Don't trust deceptive objectivity, there is less of it in history; in history, almost everything is subjective." The historian considered Slavophil subjectivism to be the best of "subjectivisms": "it is better than others, "the Professor argued, " both in the popular and scientific sense, and even in the sense of possibly correct understanding and assimilation of universal civilization." Russian Russian historical science was well liked in Slavophil circles for his major research "the History of Russian self-consciousness based on historical monuments and scientific works". So, Ivan Aksakov called this work "the most excellent and extremely useful work", and Lev Tikhomirov believed that every thinking person should have this book. In 1865, his work "Historical research on Western Russia" was published, which is of a propaganda nature.
His essay " Readings on the history of Western Russia "(3rd ed. - St. Petersburg, 1884) by the Ministry of public education was awarded the Grand prize named after Emperor Peter the Great.