Long since peaceful Skovoroda

 

Skovoroda, Hryhorii (Gregory)  1722 12 03  – 1794 09 11

Skovoroda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

..studied quite a long time in Kiev, between 1734 – 53 – first music and finally theology..  After his dismissal from the college he abandoned any hope of securing a regular position and spent the rest of his life wandering about eastern Ukraine, particularly Slobodska Ukraine. Material support from friends enabled him to devote himself to reflection and writing. Most of his works were dedicated to his friends and circulated among them in manuscript copies..