Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society

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Sergei Courtyard's in Jerusalem, whose ownership was transferred Israel to Russia in 2008, to be managed by the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society.
Emblem of the society

The Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society (Russian: Императорское православное палестинское общество), founded in 1882, is a scholarly organization for the study of the Middle East. Following the Russian Revolution of 1917, the society was renamed the Russian Palestine Society (Russian: Российское Палестинское Общество) and attached to the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.[1] Its original name was restored by the society on 22 May 1992.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Gran (May 1996). Beyond Eurocentrism: New View of Modern World History. ISBN 0815626924. Alexander III had encouraged the formation of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society
  2. ^ Устав Императорского Православного Палестинского Общества на официальном портале ИППО.