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The article not only analyzes E. I. Kostrov’s "Poems on the day of accession to the throne of Catherine II" (1796). But also reveals typological references with the 81st psalm, poems by G. R. Derzhavin "To sovereigns and judges" and the text of the "Anecdote" written by G. R. Derzhavin in connection with the misinterpretation of his alteration of the psalm at the empress's court.


Russian poetry of the 18th century, E. I. Kostrov, G. R. Derzhavin, Bible subjects and imagery, literary dialogue, creative rolls of contemporary poets


This research is supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, research project 17-04-50062-ОГН "Creative work of E. I. Kostrov in the context of Russian poetry of the 18th century"