Saint Petersburg Theological Academy

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The Academy before 1914

The Saint Petersburg Theological Academy (Russian: Санкт-Петербургская духовная академия) is a theological seminary in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The academy grants master and doctorate degrees preparing theologians and priests for the Eastern Orthodox Church. It was founded in 1797 by Gabriel (Petrov), Metropolitan of Saint Petersburg, as part of the Alexander Nevsky Lavra.[1]


  1. ^ Theological Academy. Encyclopedia of Saint Petersburg.

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Coordinates: 59°55′03″N 30°22′59″E / 59.91750°N 30.38306°E / 59.91750; 30.38306