MEREJKOVSKY (or MEREZHKOVSKIY), DMITRI SERGYEEVICH (1865– ) ,
See also:Russian novelist and critic, was
See also:born at St
See also:Petersburg in 1865 . His trilogy of
See also:historical romances, collectively entitled Christ and
See also:Antichrist, has been translated into many
See also:languages, notably
See also:English and French . It comprises Smert Bogov (Eng. trans . " The
See also:Death of the Gods,"
See also:London, 1901), the central figure in which is Julian the Apostate; Voskresenie Bogi (" The Forerunner," London, 1902), which describes the
See also:life and times of Leonardo da
See also:Vinci; and Antikhrist: Petr i Aleksyey ("
See also:Peter and Alexis," London, 1905), which is based on the tragic
See also:story of the relations between Peter the
See also:Great and his son . The influence of
See also:Sienkiewicz can be traced in many of Merejkovsky's writings, which includecritical studies of Pliny the Younger, Calderon,
See also:Ibsen, Tolstoy (Tolstoy as Man and Artist, London, 1902), and of
See also:Gorki and other Russian writers . Merejkovsky married Zinaida Nikolaevna, known in Russia for her poems, essays and
See also:short stories written under the pseudonym of Zinaida Hippius (or Gippius); her collected poems (1889-19o3) were published in Moscow in 1904 .
GEORGE MEREDITH (1828-1908)
FRANCIS MERES (1565-1647)
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