He studied at the Institute of Education, where, influenced by the lectures of professor FB Graefe, received a special love for classical philology. Abroad, he worked especially in Gottfried Hermann, W. Hell. Becker and M. Haupt - in Leipzig, and Kreutzer and Baer - in Heidelberg. Consisting assistant professor in the Department of Roman literature and antiquities at the Kazan University, he wrote and defended his master`s and doctoral theses (both remained in the manuscript): 1) "De hieratica quae dicitur artis Graecorum statuariae periodo" (Russian processing "Propileyah" t I. ); 2) "De Romanorum tragoedia" (1851, Russian processing in the "Journal of the Ministry of National Education", 1848, Vol. 6). Annunciation Of Kazan wrote in "Moscow News" (1851 - 52 years), "Kazan letter" and there was a series of articles for "Propylaea" ( "atellan farce", "Bahia", "Roman mime"). Successful teaching activities in Kazan (see. Article NN Bulich in the "Bulletin of the Volga" dated 19 March 1891) helped Annunciation go to St. Petersburg, where he finished in 1852 the Department of the Pedagogical Institute, and then in C. Petersburg Non-profit university, where he was the first to present a professor of Russian natural, wide and bright view of the study of the ancient world. In St. Petersburg, written by his best works: 1) "Horace and his time" (1st edition, St. Petersburg, 1864, 2nd ed, Warsaw, 1878) - a comprehensive description of the poet... the main focus is on a turning point in his political beliefs; 2) "Satire Persia". Latin text, Russian translation and notes (originally in the "Journal of the Ministry of National Education", the Department of St. Petersburg, 1873..). According to the author, Persia translation was a major scholar of his feat; with just complacency he brought in the preface is very unfortunate prediction French translator satirist, Abbe Monier (1771), that the Russian translation of Persia can only come about through the 20th century; 3) "Juvenal". Two public lectures (St. Petersburg, 1859.) And translation Satyr 3, 7, 8 and 10 in the "Journal of the Ministry of National Education" (1884, Vol 4,. 1885, Vol 1,. 1886, Vol 2,. 1890, Vol 1. ). Along with this the Annunciation went on to compose a series of live popular stateypo his science for obscheliteraturnogo magazines, such as "hotels in antiquity" (with masterful translation of Virgil "Innkeeper" - "Fatherland Notes", 1852), "Perm storytellers and Petronius" ( "Russian word "1860, here given a curious convergence Permian tales with an episode of the matron of Ephesus)," Niebuhr`s view, and the Grotto of Alexander the Great "(ibid), and other Latin Annunciation possessed perfectly and it constantly lectured at the Pedagogical Institute.. Here, he said, it acts "De carminibus convivalibus eorumque in vetustissima Romanorum historia condenda momento" (SPb., 1853), which vigorously defended the hypothesis of Niebuhr presence epic element in the stories of ancient Roman history. He wrote on teaching (eg, "Our gymnasium" and "Our universities" in the "Library for Reading", 1859); especially lamented the closing of the Pedagogical Institute. In 1872 - 83 years he was rector of the University of Warsaw; later - a member of the Council of Ministers of Education. In Warsaw, the Annunciation back to the ancient art classes ( "Rhodes School" - a public lecture), which went on and on his return to St. Petersburg. Several articles in this field, published in the "Bulletin of Fine Arts", he joined in 1891 in the book "Winckelmann and later periods of Greek sculpture", which discussed in detail especially Pergamum Gigantomachia. In 1889, he gave a public lecture on the topic "Roman clients Domitsianova century" (Martial, Juvenal, and Statius, published in "Russian Thought" for 1890). See letter Dobrolyubov, Chernyshevsky published.; IV Tsvetayev, "40 years of erudite literary activity Nikolai Mikhailovich Annunciation 1848 - 88." (St. Petersburg, 1888.); IV Pomyalovski, "HMB" (Obituary) in the "Journal of the Ministry of National Education" for 1892, Vol. 9; IN AND. Modesto "HMB" (Speech, read in the Historical Society at St. Petersburg University,. In the "Historical Review", ie the V, Dep II, St. Petersburg, 1892...); PN Chernyaev, "The way of entry into the Russian information about the ancient world" (Voronezh, 1911, p. 57); SA Vengerov, "critical-biographical dictionary" (Vol. III). A. M n.