The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



more correctly, Alipii. Died Aug. 17, 1114. Painter and jeweler of Old Russia.

Alimpii was a monk of the Kievo-Pechersk Monastery. The Kievo-Pechersk Paterikon mentions his part in creating the mosaics of the nearby Uspenskii Cathedral (after 1083), as well as a number of his icons, which have been lost.


Sobko, N. P. Slovar’ russkikh khudozhnikov, vol. 1, issue 1. St. Petersburg, 1893. Columns 123–125.
Khudozhniki narodov SSSR: Bibliograficheskii slovar’, vol. 1. Moscow, 1970.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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