Alexander Elskiy

Picture of Alexander Elskiy

Date of Birth: 06/16/1834

Age: 82

Place of birth: village Dudich

Citizenship: Belarus


In 1852 he graduated from the Minsk gymnasium. I investigated the Belarusian history, ethnography, folklore, language and literature. The "Geographical dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland and other Slavic countries," described the area almost all Belarusian counties where called local settlement, burial mounds, zamchischa, earthworks. In 1864, at his estate Zamosc (Igumen County) organized a private museum, the funds of which were about 7 thousand. Books, 20 thousand. Manuscripts, more than 2 thousand. Prints and drawings, the collection of paintings, a collection of coins, medals, items of archaeological finds. Bolshinstvoknig and items not survived, some were in Vilnius, museums and Polshi.Avtor works: "On the Belarusian dialect" (1885), "The word of the materials for the study of the Belarusian language, ethnography and literature" (1886), "Dictionary miserable Treaty on the Belaya Rus "(1886)," Adam Mickiewicz in Belarus "(1890) andother poetic and prose works in the Belarusian language. Translated into Belarusian first part of the poem A. Mickiewicz "Pan Tadeusz" (Lviv, 1893). Released "100 proverbs, riddles, notions and gavend for the benefit of the Belarusian (krivichskogo) people" (Vilna, 1908). Small homeland Yelsk