Michael I of Kiev (metropolitan)
Metropolitan Michael I of Kiev (Ukrainian: Митрополит Михаїл Київський, Russian: Митрополит Михаил Киевский; died June 15, 992) is considered to be the first Metropolitan of Kiev and All-Rus' from 988-992. He is also considered to be a saint. June 15 and September 30 are dedicated to him on the Julian Calendar.
Different historical accounts state that he was either Assyrian, Bulgarian, or Greek. He is traditionally accounted as founding the St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kiev as well as the Mezhyhirskyi Monastery near Vyshhorod with Greek monks in 988 AD.
|Metropolitan of Kiev and All-Rus'
Leontiy of Kiev
- Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Μιχαὴλ ὁ πρῶτος Μητροπολίτης Κιέβου καὶ πάσης Ρωσίας. 15 Ιουνίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
- June 15/28. Orthodox Calendar (Pravoslavie.ru).
- Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Μιχαὴλ ὁ Θαυματουργός πρῶτος Μητροπολίτης Κιέβου καὶ πάσης Ρωσίας. 30 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
- September 30/October 13. Orthodox Calendar (Pravoslavie.ru).