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Maironis, a Roman Catholic priest, studied at the theological seminary in Kaunas and at the theological academy in St. Petersburg in —92 and returned there as an inspector and professor of moral theology — after two more years at Kaunas. He then served as rector of the seminary in Kaunas until , when he was elected professor of moral theology at the Lithuanian University.
In his poetry Maironis expressed the hopes and aspirations of the Lithuanian people at the time of their struggle for independence. He wrote of his love for his country: its past, countryside, language, and legends. He succeeded in replacing the traditional Lithuanian syllabic verse with accentual-syllabic verse , and his sonorous, melodic poetry achieved wide popularity in his lifetime.
Maironis also wrote three historical dramas on the life of Vytautas the Great — , grand duke of Lithuania. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback. Thank you for your feedback. See Article History. Britannica Quiz. Who wrote Life on the Mississippi? Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription.
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