Poznakhirev Vitaly Vitaliyovych
Smolny Institute Russian Academy of Education
PhD in Historical Sciences, Assistant Professor of the Department of Humanities

The article discusses facts quartering Turkish prisoners of war in XVII - XIX centuries in the residential and office premises belonging to the Russian Orthodox Church. The author concludes that despite limitations and contradictions of this practice, in general, it indicates a high level of Christian charity of the Orthodox clergy and his willingness to compromise with the secular authorities.

Keywords: cells, church, Governor, Holy Synod, monastery, quartering, Russian-Turkish war, Turkish prisoners of war

Category: History

Article reference:
Eastern Orthodox monasteries... for Turkish prisoners of war // Humanities scientific researches. 2012. № 5 [Electronic journal]. URL: https://human.snauka.ru/en/2012/05/1080

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