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Rasputin and the Russian court

Charles Omessa

Rasputin and the Russian court

by Charles Omessa

by Charles Omessa

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Published by George Newnes in London .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated from the French by Frances Keyzer.
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LC ClassificationsMLCS 87/07729 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination123 p. ;
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2492767M
LC Control Number87462005


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Rasputin: mystical monk and philandering fool; enigmatic peasant who held extraordinary sway in the court of Tsar Nicholas and his wife, Alexandra. For almost a century, historians have speculated about the role this improbable holy man played in the start of the Russian Revolution and the demise of the Romanov dynasty/5.

Rasputin was taken to Court by intimate friends of Her Majesty, and with a personal recommendation from the Archimandrite Theophanes.

This last fact must always be borne in mind. It was to shelter him from the attacks of his enemies for many years.

Rasputin reached the pinnacle of his power at the Russian court after During World War I, Nicholas II took personal command of his forces (September ) and went to the troops on the front, leaving Alexandra in charge of Russia’s internal affairs, while Rasputin served as her personal advisor.

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Grigori Rasputin () was a Siberian-born faith healer and starets (‘spiritual teacher’) associated with the royal family in the years prior to revolution.

Rasputin exerted a degree of influence over the royal family, particularly Tsarina Alexandra, a relationship that fuelled rumours, criticisms and anti-tsarist propaganda. Rasputin was born Grigori Yefimovich Novykh in Pokrovskoe. Rasputin presented himself in the Imperial Court as holy man, despite no formal affiliation with the Russian Orthodox Church, and spoke as a self.

Nelipa, Margarita () The Murder of Grigorii Rasputin. A Conspiracy That Brought Down the Russian Empire, Gilbert's Books. ISBN Radzinsky, Edvard () The Rasputin File, Doubleday. ISBN ; Vyrubova, Anna () Memories of the Russian Court. In addition to all this, the book also shows how strange the Russian imperial court was (e.g.

Rasputin's suspected murderer, Prince Yusupov, was a known transvestite). It also teaches a lot about the relationships in the Romanov dynasty before its fall in and how rotten the structure s: His most famous act of healing introduced him to the Russian court when he supposedly cured the Tsar and Tsarina’s haemophiliac son Alexis.

After a heavy bought of bleeding, Rasputin was called to Alexis’ side and he managed to stem the flow – an act that saw him welcomed into the Russian court and that in turn would change history.

On the centenary of his death, a vigorous attempt to penetrate the monstrous myths surrounding Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin (). A historian and translator concentrating on Russian history, Smith (Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy,etc.) grapples with the legend that grew around Rasputin during his life and after his death.

Uncovering Rasputin Brooke Gladstone talks to Russian playwright and writer Edvard Radzhinsky about his book The Rasputin File, which explores the infamous faith healer who infiltrated the court.

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He rose to prominence in Russian society starting around because the royal family at the time, led by Tsar Nicholas and his wife, Alexandra, believed he possessed the ability to heal their son, Alexei, who suffered from : Benjamin Hale. Memories of the Russian Court.

Welch, Frances (). Rasputin: A Short Life. Croydon, South London, Great Britain: Short Books and CPI Group (UK) Ltd. ISBN Wilson, Collin ().

Rasputin and the Fall of the Romanovs. Douglas Smith is an award-winning historian and translator and the author of Former People, Rasputin, and other books on Russia. Before becoming a historian, he worked for the U. State Department in the Soviet Union and as a Russian affairs analyst for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in : Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Rasputin aroused different feelings in the people who surrounded him. The influence of a priest roused his mystical instinct. With a doubtful sincerity, his brutal and sensual temperament soon led him into the religious sect Khlystry, whose members were said to self-flagellate themselves and have orgies.

This sect was a part of the Russian “Orthodox” Church. Grigory Rasputin, the power behind the throne of Czar Nicholas II, has once again become a magnet of attraction and repulsion in Russia. Under Boris Yeltsin, speculation arose that a.

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Rasputin took advantage of the Russian tradition of the wandering peasant holy man, walking from village to village and reputed to have a direct connection with.

Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin. was a Russian peasant, mystical faith healer, and trusted friend of the family of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia. He became an influential figure in Saint Petersburg, especially after Augustwhen Nicholas took.

These books, and I consider "The Last Tsar" and "The Rasputin File" to be all of a piece, succeed as history, biography, drama, literature, and, on a subtler level, as a mystical exploration of the Russian character and soul.

I hope Radzinsky will complete a trilogy with a Cited by: 3. Unique about this book on Rasputin, is that the author combines Russian heritage (her parents were forced out of Russia during World War II and arrived as refugees in Australia in ) with medical science and legal training.

Nelipa relied on Russian-language sources that she translated rather than depend on the interpretations of others.

Directed by Marcel L'Herbier. With Harry Baur, Marcelle Chantal, Pierre Richard-Willm, Carine Nelson. Story of the Siberian monk Gregory Rasputin and the hold he exerted over the court of the last Russian czar, Nicholas/10(33).Douglas Smith’s magisterial Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs (New York: Picador/Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, ) is a story of mass hysteria that resulted in a murder most foul.

The object of the hysteria was Grigori Rasputin, hypnotically spiritual, if increasingly debauched, Siberian peasant, who weaseled his way into the confidence of the imperial family and made.