Simon Franklin


Simon Franklin is Professor of Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK.[1] He is a Fellow of Clare College.

In 2007 he was awarded the Lomonosov Gold Medal by the Russian Academy of Sciences for outstanding achievements in research in Russian history and culture.[2]

Selected bibliographyEdit

  • Sermons and Rhetoric of Kievan Rus (Harvard University Press, 1991)
  • (with Jonathan Shepard) The Emergence of Rus, 750-1200 (Longman, 1996)
  • Byzantium - Rus - Russia: Studies in the Translation of Christian Culture Ashgate, 2002
  • National Identity in Russian Culture. An Introduction (ed. with Emma Widdis) Cambridge University Press, 2004
  • Writing, Society and Culture in Early Rus, c. 950-1300' (Cambridge University Press, 2002)


  1. ^ Modern & Medieval Science Dept - University of Cambridge - Staff Profiles Archived 2009-07-24 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Los Angeles Review of Books