Yashchurzhynsky, Khryzant

Yashchurzhynsky, Khryzant [Ящуржинський, Хризант; Jaščuržyns'kyj, Xryzant], b 31 March 1852 in Molodetske, Uman county, Kyiv gubernia, d 1923 (?) in Molodetske (?). Archeologist and ethnographer. He studied at Kyiv University and Warsaw University and then taught Russian in Odesa’s secondary schools. He was a member of the Odesa Hromada. He published a study of Jan Hus’s teachings and a comparative study of Ukrainian and Russian folk songs (1880); articles on Ukrainian folk songs, folktales, and folk rituals in Kievskaia starina (1888–98) and Iuzhnyi sbornik (Southern Anthology, 1892); and archeological notes in Izvestiia Tavricheskoi uchenoi arkhivnoi komissii and Iz mira iskusstva i nauki (From the World of Art and Science, 1887).

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]

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