Date of Birth: 05/02/1945
Place of birth: Moscow
Vi & # 769; & # Ktorov Ma 769; rkovich Alive & # 769; in - Russian philologist, specialist in the history of the Russian language, literature and culture. Doctor of philological sciences, professor of Moscow State University (until 2001) and the Department of Slavic Languages ??and Literatures, University of California at Berkeley (1995), Deputy Director of the Institute of Russian Language. VV Vinogradov Academy of Sciences, head of the history of the Russian literary language.
VM ZhivovRodilsya in Moscow in 1945. He graduated from the Department of Structural and Applied Linguistics of the Philological Faculty of Moscow State University. He was engaged in a structural typology of languages ??and phonology; PhD thesis "The typological analysis of syntagmatic sonority characteristic of functioning" protected in 1977
Since the mid-1970s. main research interests VM Zhivova - the history of Russian literary language in its external (cultural and linguistic situation) and internal (historical morphology, spelling) aspects, in particular - the role of Church Slavonic tradition at different stages of development of Russian literary language. In works on the orthography of early East Slavic written records rekonstruirutsya basic rules that guided the scribes copying Church Slavonic texts, studies the problems of spelling rules. VM Jivov here develops the concept of NN Durnovo; they prepared a new edition of Durnovo works on the history of the Russian language.
A number of works devoted to the history of the Russian language and culture in the XVIII century: doctoral thesis, 1992 "The linguistic theory and language practice in the history of Russian literary language of XVIII century", monograph 1996, 1990i. In addition, works on the history of Old Russian literature, the history of Russian literature of the XVIII century; the new edition early works Gukovskij on the history of Russian poetry XVIII century.
It acts also as a writer.
Essays on the syntagmatic phonology (a sign of sonority). M .: MGU, 1980. 239 p.
Cultural conflicts in the history of Russian literary language of XVIII - early XX century. M .: IRYA USSR Academy of Sciences, 1990. 272 ??p.
Holiness. Concise Dictionary of hagiographic terms. M .: Gnosis, 1994. 112 p. ISBN 5-7380-0036-6 
Language and Culture in Russia in the XVIII century. M .: Russian Language Culture, 1996. 591 p. (Language. Semiotics. Culture). ISBN 5-88766-049-X
Researches in the field of history and history of Russian culture. M .: Slavic Culture Languages, 2002. 760 p. (Language. Semiotika.Kultura). ISBN 5-7859-0221-4 book network
Essays on historical morphology of Russian language XVII-XVIII centuries. M .: Slavic Culture Languages, 2004. 655 p. ISBN 5-9551-0008-3
From the time of Peter the Great Church History: Studies and Materials. M .: New Literary Review, 2004. 360 p. ISBN 5-86793-335-0
Eastern Slavic spelling of XI-XIII. M .: Slavic Culture Languages, 2006. 312 p. (Studia philologica). ISBN 5-9551-0154-3
NN Durnovo. Selected works on the history of the Russian language / [Ed., Joined. Art. VM Zhivova]. M .: Russian Language Culture, 2000. (Studia philologica). ISBN 5-7859-0097-1
Gukovskij. Early work on the history of Russian poetry XVIII century / Tot. Ed. and introd. Art. VM Zhivova. M .: Russian Language Culture, 2001. 352 p. (Studia philologica. Series minor).