Book/Printed Material Peresopnytsia Gospel, a Monument of the 16th Century Renaissance Art from South Russia.
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- Peresopnytsia Gospel, a Monument of the 16th Century Renaissance Art from South Russia.
- This work is devoted to one of the most important and beautifully decorated East Slavic manuscripts, the Peresopnytsia Gospel created in the mid-16th century, partly at the Monastery of the Mother of God in Peresopnytsia, Volyn, and partly at the Monastery of the Holy Trinity near L'viv, both in present-day Ukraine. The present book, by Alexander Gruzinskii, covers the history of the gospel, its ornamentation, and graphics. The first part focuses on the origin of the Peresopnytsia manuscript, which was rediscovered in 1830s by Slavist scholar Osip Bodjanskij. The second section concentrates on its decorative elements, the frames, monograms, and curls, which show both Renaissance influence and that of the Ukrainian icon-painting tradition. The third part is on the text of the Gospel book, which is inscribed in the Glagolitic script invented in the ninth century by Saints Cyril and Methodius, in order to translate the Bible and other religious works into Old Church Slavonic. The form in the manuscript is the later Church Slavonic used from the 14th century. This work contains illustrated tables, including pages from the Peresopnytsia Gospel.
- Gruzinskii, Alexander Sergeiivich Author.
Created / Published
- Kiev : [publisher not identified], 1911.
- - Ukraine
- - 1556 to 1561
- - Bible. New Testament
- - Illuminations
- - Peresopnytsia Gospel
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: 47 pages : illustrations.
- - Original resource at: Yaroslav Mudryi National Library of Ukraine.
- - Content in Russian.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
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Gruzinskii, Alexander Sergeiivich Author. Peresopnytsia Gospel, a Monument of the 16th Century Renaissance Art from South Russia. [Kiev: Publisher Not Identified, 1911] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666596/.
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Gruzinskii, A. S. A. (1911) Peresopnytsia Gospel, a Monument of the 16th Century Renaissance Art from South Russia. [Kiev: Publisher Not Identified] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666596/.
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Gruzinskii, Alexander Sergeiivich Author. Peresopnytsia Gospel, a Monument of the 16th Century Renaissance Art from South Russia. [Kiev: Publisher Not Identified, 1911] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666596/>.