Examples of planting Christianity by force and mockery sanctities of other religions and desecration of holy places of other religions. Naturally, the list is not complete …
860, — To spread Christianity in the occupied territories of the Russian Khazars Byzantium were sent regular "Enlightenment": Cyril and Methodius. "The founders of Slavic Literature" study in Korsun (Kherson) Gospel and Psalter written Russian writing (which themselves have mentioned!), Returning the same to Byzantium, "invent" their own script, designed to facilitate the translation from Greek into Russian by inventing additional 11 letters. At the same time appointed and head of the Russian Church (128 years before the baptism of Rus!) … The Byzantine Patriarch Photios' Harodu beloved and chosen by God (the Greeks) should not rely on the strength of their hands, magnified by the power of their muscles, rely on spare guns, and to master and have dominion over the Russian with the help of God. "
912 — In the northern part of the Caspian Sea was the island where they lived Russes, the island's population was about 100,000 people. Here he writes about them Arab chronicler Al-Marvadi: "When they converted to Christianity, the faith has dulled their swords, they returned to the needy and poor. So they wanted to make the Muslims. " Blood of Olga (first Russian Princess Christian) in Ioakimovskoy chronicle says that in her "of the nobles and the death of many received"
965, — Destroyed the idol of the Virgo-yawn-Dzevany, Polish goddess of hunting and forest ("Description of the European Sarmacja").
956-986 years. — Harald Sinezuby force trying to impose Christianity in Denmark, up to 960, as does Tryuggvi Hakon the Good and the father of St. Olaf in Horvegii ("Saga of Yomskih Vikings"). Constantine Porphyrogenitus, "And the people of Russia and the militant atheist, through the distribution of gold, silver and silk garments Basil I Macedonian attracted to the negotiations and signing a peace treaty with them, convince them to become members of the saving baptism and arranged to take the bishop."
988, — The book. St Vladimir (Basil: baptismal name) — destroyed idols of Veles and Delight, the idol of Perun beaten with sticks and horses dragged through all Kiev, destroyed idols Horsa, Stribog, Simargl, Mokos, Dazhdbog. "Who will not come, I would be disgusted" — so said Vlidimir. (And no need to tell stories that "nasty" is not "hostile" and "not pleasant." This bike linguists and Slavists tell. Translation of names as "hostile".) Rus was baptized in blood font, illuminated glow of fires.
989-990 g — "Holy Prince Vladimir" in the process of baptism massacred in Hovgorode. Prince Vladimir was baptized in the conquest and White Croats destroyed dozens of towns and villages. Stephen of Perm destroyed original civilization of the Komi (chronicle Permian). "Life Volodymyr blessed," quoted by AV Kartashov, "Essays on the History of the Russian Church":
Commanded the church and cuts postavlyati to place idezhe stoyahu idols. And he put the Church. Vasiliya on the hill, O Soul worthwhile idol Perun and prochii, O Soul tvoryahu require Duke and lyude. Otherwise staviti to hail the church and the priests and the people at the christening privoditi all castles and the countryside … and the whole Russian land istorzhe diavol their lips to God and are given to the light of truth … and all the land of the Russian cross kontsa until kontsa. Temples and idols trebischa throughout the excavation and whip skrushi and idols: and honest icons adorn the church.
Excerpt from "Ioakimovskoy Chronicle":
In Hovegrade ye people, uvedevshe hedgehog Dobrynya is krestiti I uchinisha Chamber and zaklyashasya pustiti all ye not in the city and did not refute Dachi idols. And when thou priidohom, they swept the great bridge, izydosha with weapons and asche Dobrynya to rebuke and lagodnymi word uveschevaya them obache they hear not hotyahu vyvesshe and two vice great with lots of stone, postavisha on the bridge, as it is in its own suschiya enemies. Well above the highest priests of Slavic god, was called for sladkorechia Nightingale, Velma Preta lyudu pokoritisya. We stoyahom the trading country hodihom on torzhischam and streets uchahom people eliko mozhahom. Ho giblyuschim in wickedness word cross, like a disciple of rivers, hath appeared unto madness and deceit. And thus prebyhom two days nekoliko hundred baptizing. Then tysetsky Novgorod hijacked while driving everywhere, screaming: "It's better we die, our gods nezhe Dachi a reproach." Harod same onoya country razsvirepev, house razorisha Dobrynin, razgrabisha estate, his wife and some of his brother was izbisha. Tysetsky same Putyata Vladimirov, like a brave man and sages, prepared lodia, choosing from 500 Rostovtsev husband noschiyu transported above hail vshed t the country and in the city, no one is postregshu, all ye that hath seen bo teas their voev be alone. He's up to the court doshed Ugonyaeva, Nadezhda and other men intended ny and abie ambassador to Dobrnya the river. Ye people also shared in the same country, uslyshavshe this, sobrashasya 5000, ostupisha Putyata, And there was between them slashing evil. nekiya same Walked Church of the Transfiguration, and the houses of Christians razmetasha grablyahu. Even on razsvitanii Dobrynya all suschimi adapted with him and led him from some houses zazheschi shores, people obtain more than the intimidation of the former, bezhahu fire extinguishes, and abie Prest whip, then intended men, who came to Dobrinja, asking the world. Dobrynya same SWAT warriors, rebuke and raking abie IDOL broken, DREVYAHHII SOZHGOSHA, A KAMEHHII, broken, into the river VERGOSHA; And there was great sadness wicked. Men and women who had seen the toe, with a loud and tears for prosyasche nya, Thou suschie for their gods. Dobrinya is mocking them vesch: "What, crazy, sorry for those who can not of defending themselves, Kuyu benefit from them chayat you can." And Ambassador everywhere, declaring that they go to krescheniyu. Sparrow as burgomaster, son Stoyanov, Who brought under Vladimir and Be Velma sladkorechiv, this ideal and to torzhische than all uvescha. Idosha harbored many and NOT HOTYASCHIH KRESTITISYA VOIHI VLACHAHU KRESCHAHU And the men above the bridge, and the wives below the bridge. Then harbored many nekreschenii povedahu currently kreschenymi be alone, for the sake of all povelehom kreschenym wooden crosses, vegetables and medyany kaperovy vozlagati the neck, and NOT THAT HE IMUT, NOT BELIEVE AND KRESTITI, and scattered the church abie sooruzhihom packs. And thus baptizing, Putyata ideal to Kiev. For this ye people revile Novgorod: Putyata baptize sword, and Dobrynya fire. Dobrynia and Putyata, Joachim Korsunianin baptize with fire and sword Novgorod (Ioakimovskaya chronicle).
Do not desire to be baptized went "in deserts and forests", fled, leaving everything behind. Excavations at Hovgorode confirmed burning at baptism half of the city.
Establishment of the "Charter of St. Vladimir Church," where prescribed burning of the Magi.
995-1002 g — Olaf Tryugvasson begins the introduction of Christianity in Horvegii, defile the temple of the Torah ("The Saga of Olaf Tryugvassone").
995 — Prince Mstislav of Chernigov and Tmutarakan, embrace the Christian faith, destroyed the idol of the madder-margin Marzano.
1008 — Destroyed the sacred grove (Sviatobor) sorbitol near Merseburg bishop Merzeburgskim ("at Wagner argument of idolatry of the ancient inhabitants Misnii", Leipzig, 1698)
1024 — Large-scale planting of Christianity by force in Suzdal (Jaroslav suppressed chromium ("the Wise")), Murom and Rostov — Rostov bishop Hilarion and Theodore, then Leonti. [See Hovgorodskaya IV Chronicle, "The Story of the Establishment of Christianity in Murom" and Korsakov. D. Merya and Rostov principality. The history of the Rostov-Suzdal. 1872, Kazan] … "Life of Bishop Leontius" and "Life of Constantine of Murom." Both are very distinguished in the "overthrow of the idols." Excessive zeal for Leontius killed disturbed Rostov.
1050s. — Monk Abraham will cast in Rostov idol of Veles and began to actively enforce Christianity. Putting the church in this place.
1071 g. — The murder of the Magi in Kiev ("and it vrinusha Besi in rov" Perei Chronicle). In the same year — in the Rostov-Yaroslavl land and in Hovgorode rebellion against tyranny perpetrated by the Christian Baptist. In Rostov — Jan Vyshatich tortured and then executed the Magi. Laurentian Chronicle, PSRL:
"The rebels two sorcerer near Yaroslavl. And they came to Belozerov, and was with them 300 people. At the time, happened to come to collect tribute from Svetoslav Yan, son Vyshatinu. Yan also commanded to beat them and pull them beards. When they were beaten and pulled out of the split beard, Yan asked them: what they say you are gods? And they said, so we are gods they say: do not be alive to us from you. And he told them Yan: they told you the truth. And grabbed them, killed and hanged in an oak. "
1069-76, the — "Pacification" Slavo-Finnish pagans Beloozero Ian Vyshatich. "Chronicle" and chronicler Pereslavl-Zaleski. At the same time Prince Gleb Svyatoslavich and Bishop Theodore commit massacres (genocide) of the Gentiles in Hovgorode.
1091's. — The suppression of the Magi in Rostov ("the magician died soon") — PSRL I-75-78, 92 and Pereyaslav chronicler.
Root of XI century, the western Slavia — Idol Provence overthrown own hand Altenburg Bishop Gerald, who also burned the sacred wood Provence (Adam of Bremen "Acts bishops Hamburg church," about 1083.)
Between 1063 and 1157 the year the year — have been burned church Radegast (Retrinsky Temple) g.Retra on earth lyutichey-General. Last German Emperor Lothar. Molten bronze idols lyutichey including 85 pieces of the Temple found in the early 18th century and described in 1774-1795. Many figures contain Slavic runic inscriptions, as Mikorzhinskih stones (Poland, Poznan Province).
XI century — In the Czech Republic Bretislav II burned groves and persecuted pagans. In Poland suppressed pagan uprising.
XII century — Rules of Metropolitan John, not to give communion to someone who walks the Magi (which now seems to be "irrelevant", but at the time the measure is fully effective means of citizen off from public life, to damage his honor and that of the citizen made an outcast or a "dissident ").
1150-ies. — "St. Alexander Hevsky" massacred in Hovgorode (and this is not a field of battle, the killing of civilians, civilians).
Also, among the baptismal act in full the principle that "beat the that others were afraid to." In those days, the church severely dealt with its opponents and demanded the same from the secular power: Luke Zhidyatu Hovgorodskogo bishop who lived in the XI century, the chronicler calls "zvereyadivym." "This tormentor, — says the chronicler — cutting head and beard, his eyes burned out, cut the tongue, other crucified and put to the rack." Religious opponents were burned at the stake in the heated iron boilers.
1168-69, the — Bishop Absalon povergnul idol Rugevita in g.Karenze (Rügen), they pull up his legs, and the Bishop Sven sat astride overthrown god and drove it around town (Saxo Gramatik, History Dans), they also destroyed idols and Porevita Porenucha.
1168, June 15 — After the Danish King Valdemar I of the island Ruyan, vandalized and looted the temple Sventovita, Sventovita idol along with other images of the pagan idols destroyed by Bishop Absalon (Gelmgold "Slavic Chronicle." Until 1177).
1169 — "Holy Prince Andrew Bogolyubsky" burned Kiev and raped half the city.
1206 — destroyed the idol in Mokos Hovgorode tendered and delivered Paraskeva church.
XII century. — Savage cruelty famous Rostov Bishop Theodore. Chronicler said of him that "he was a ruthless tormentor, a head chopping, others burned out eyes and tongues cut, other crucified on a wall and tortured mercilessly" [Complete Collection of Russian Chronicles, t.II, St. Petersburg, 1843, p.102.].
XII century. — Benedictines toppled idols Okay, Water (Boda) and Lely on Bald Mountain near the village Kelets (Poland). Put there church. And then the monastery. ("A Tale XVI-in. About building a Benedictine monastery on Bald Mountain").
1227 — Novgorod, four wise men were brought to the bishop's court, and there burned, "Magi izzhgosha four in Yaroslavl yard" with the permission of the Archbishop. Hikonovskaya Chronicle, Vol.10, St. Petersburg., 1862:
"There appeared to Hovogorode magicians, nymphs, potvornitsy and many volhovaniya and potvory, and signs worked. Hovogorodtsy also caught them and led the Magi to the court of Prince Yaroslav the men, and all the wise men tied up and thrown into the fire, and then they all burned. "
The end of the XIII century. — Justifying the practice of massacres of dissidents and resisting, the hierarchs of the Orthodox Church willingly refer to the activities of the biblical characters. So, Bishop Serapion of Vladimir at the end of the XIII century, calling for the punishment of the "wizards" and "witches", pointing to the example of the Prophet and King David in Jerusalem, which eradicated "all the workers of iniquity: one murder, other imprisonment, and otherwise — of prisoners in Prison "[E. Petukhov, Serapion of Vladimir, Russian preacher XIII century, St. Petersburg, 1888, p.65.].
Have church leaders that the extermination against certain provisions of the preaching of the Gospel? They could not see it, but the thought of the evangelical charity only if it was beneficial to them.
1285 — Rudder book. "Excommunicate those who go to the Magi and obavnikam."
1375 — Hovgorod. Penalty Strigolniki heretics.
1411 — Pskov. Burned 12 "prophetic zhonok" (witches, witches).
1484 — Bull of Innocent VIII, sentenced 100 thousand people.
1485 — Burned 41 witches in Piedmont.
1490 — Council demanded death heretics, Ivan III prevented.
1499 — The book "The teaching of priests." Against paganism.
Root of XVI century — The execution of Thomas' cousin Dmitry Tveretinova (Iconoclasts).
1504. — Cathedral decided to burn Ivan Wolf-Kuritsina, Dmitry Konopleva and Ivan Maximov in the cell, and this was done.
1515. — Burnt and destroyed more than 500 witches.
1505 g. — Lectures against paganism "to read and write Metropolitan Photius and Daniel," "Domostroy" and "Stoglav" prescribe punishment magicians and those who know with magicians.
1551 g. — Ivan the Terrible wrote Metropolitan Macarius, "tonsured a monk for the rest of the corporal, to always revel. Upivanie immense, debauchery, sodomy. Desert Fathers run from icons, ostensibly to raise money for the construction of the monastery, and in fact, then, that they drink. " All this clericalism there on the labor of the Russian serf. Only at the Holy Trinity Monastery were about 80,000 serfs.
1552 — Teachings against paganism in the "Code of Law".
1564 — Ivan IV, letter Kurbsky "Higde obryascheshi as not to ruin the kingdom, hedgehog from priests to Vlad."
XVI century — Hovgorodsky Metropolitan Zosima Bishop writes: "Ano fryazove by faith kako castle keep! Ambassador Cesar E affects about blister king as he cleared his land, and al those speeches and the list sent to you — take the envious and want to learn from the Inquisition … "
Statistics: 1601-1700 gg. Moscow was published 483 copies of the book. Of these, NOT religious — only 7 (seven).
1648 — Decree of the Christian monarch Alexis banning songs, festivals, dances, games. Not even allowed to teeter. (!) It is forbidden to bury the fallen soldiers in Gorizia (mounds) and conduct funeral feast (with funeral feast). The decree mentioned about the dangers of buffoons, were ordered to break Duda, harp, etc., and those for the buffoons that (imitates ryazhnichaet) prescribing a whip and a link.
SPLIT: After making the cathedral in 1666 the remains unrepentant Strigolniki Solovetsky Monastery on the insistence of Patriarch Joachim were executed more than 50 people.
The founder of the Old Believers Avvakum, for example, protested against the persecution suffered by his followers, is based on the fact that the Register new Testament is not recommended to do so. "Fire, and with a whip — he angrily asked his tormentors — yes visilitseyu want to adopt the faith! Kotorye-to apostles taught you? "[" Life Avvakum ", Moscow, 1934, p.137]. Ho himself voluptuously he wants about how he butchered his opponents, if would have been able to, "What, sir, the king, as if you gave me the will, I would have, that Elijah the prophet, all united in pereplastal The first day … would Hikona of dog would nachetvero dissected, and then would nikonyan those "[" Life Avvakum "str.301]. Wind up with the fact that Habakkuk burned. Hesomnenno that if he took over, he burned the same dedication to their opponents — and also in the name of piety, based on the teachings and examples of the Old Testament and Hovogo. ["Books and Bible" I.A.Kryvlev]
1682 (April) — burning Avvakuuma, Lazarus, Theodore, Epiphany.
1682 (July 5) — The burning of a priest Hikitu Dobrynin and others.
1684 — Decree of Jehoiakim: torture dissenters, unless he yields — execution by burning. And provides a penalty for concealment. Stephen Yavorsky: "Heretics dignity and right to kill heretics samem useful is to die, and so it is a blessing, when thou kill."
1716 g. — Old Believers put double tribute, with 1726 — a quadruple.
1721 — Synod issued a decree according to which every Russian diocese introduced "diocesan inquisitors", and over them were raised and "protoinkvizitory." My inquisitorial activity ROC exercised through the courts at the disposal of the diocesan bishops, through the patriarchal court and church councils. And it had a special bodies set up to investigate cases against religion and the Church, the Order of Religious Affairs, the Order of inquisitorial cases Hovokreschenskimi schismatic and offices, etc.
19th century. — Church ideology of those times, Theophan the Recluse (1815-1894), later recognized as a saint of the ROC, referring to the authorities, said: "Hado suppress freedom of ideas — to clamp his mouth to journalists and newspaper people! Heverie declare a state crime. Material beliefs prohibit a death sentence! "
1905 — Metropolitan Vladimir and Serpukhov Bishop Hikon concocted the "Instructions", which were read out on October 16 in all the churches, where all were called "wake up and voostat" against the "scum of the human race," even if we have to "die for the king and for Russia." This was followed by a series of pogroms.
1909 — In the "Black Hundreds" consisted of 32 bishops.
1917 — Reaction to the separation of church and state: "It is better to shed their blood and worthy crown muchenecheskogo than let the Orthodox faith to mock enemies" — ("Church Herald") Note: the persecution of the priests there were not, it happened later.
etc. … etc. …
This — the fruits of Christianity. Iishua Hazoreysky once said, "By their fruits ye shall know them … Not good tree can bear bad fruit." Hu then, following the popular saying, "your same yardstick to measure and you will!". Every honest person who knows history, sees a direct analogy of Christianity with fascism and communism.
It is therefore at least bewilderment when the bloody crimes of political regimes and ideologies in human history "recognized" and "unequivocally condemned", while no less terrible and bloody crimes of religious regimes and ideologies are "non-obvious". Ha fact, if any, to assess all the action from an impartial legal point of view, all the monotheistic ideologies and regimes as a sentence that is called simply "VYSHAK breaking"! What other punishment may be "aggravated"? : Malignant recidivism in an organized group with particular cynicism and cruelty in large-scale denial of guilt no remorse for his actions.
Jaroslav Dob, Dmitri Gavrilov