Alexander Moussin is a clergyman of the Russian Orthodox Church and is the Archdeacon of the St. Petersburg Ecclesiastical Academy. He has developed the courses in auxiliary historical disciplines, the history and archeology of the ancien church ante pacem, the History of Slavic Churches, and the history of the Russian Church, that are taught in the Academy. The author is on the board of the Russian Federation on the Heraldry Council and is the author of many other works and a leader of archeological excavations.2001 0-7734-3372-4
Work examines the problems of the Russian Church and Russian medieval culture inclusive of ancient Russian literature and also archeology. The author's research is complemented by 93 beautiful illustrations, extensive bibliography full index, drawings and maps.