Laboratory of Studies in Archaeography Collection of Manuscripts and Old-Printed books [16th-20th centuries]

Description: Old-printed books and manuscripts of XVI - XX centuries, which were situated in large territories of Urals and Western Siberia (from Vyatka to Tobolsk). Extent and format of original material: 35 volumes, comprising 12 printed books and 23 manuscripts.

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  • Oktoikh Kryukovoi (Oktoikh in Hook notes) [1st third of the 19th century]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/1/1
    Author: John Damaskin. Description: Orthodox liturgical book, contains hymns, divided by 8 “voices” (types of singing). A method of recording of musical text with hooks has Byzantine roots. It appeared in Russia with the adoption of Christianity. It still ...
  • Ostrozhskaya Bible [1581]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/2/1
    Publisher: Ivan Fedorov. Description: Old-printed Bible, the best work of Ivan Fedorov - the pioneer of Russian book-printing. Publishing of this book was made for supporting polemics of Orthodox people of Rzech Pospolita with Catholics. Our example has re ...
  • Gospel [1606]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/3/1
    Publisher: Moscow state, typograph Radishevsky. Editor: Anisim Radishevsky. Description: Gospel. One of the most beautiful printed books of initial stage of Moscow book-printing. Decor of book has original character. It was published in period of social-po ...
  • "Life of Sergiy Radonezhsky, Nikon and Savva Storozhevsky [18 Jul 1786] ...

    File Ref: EAP556/1/4/1
    Description: Book was published in semi-legal old-believers' typography, which was created in one of old-believers' settlments in Starodub region (well-known center of old-believers movement) in 18th c. This book is interesting because slabs, used for deco ...
  • Collection (Life of saint Basilius New and Gregory's Vision; life of...

    File Ref: EAP556/1/5/1
    Description: The collection consists of two essays. "The Life of Basil the New Grigorievo and vision " - one of the earliest monuments of Byzantine literature , highlighting the problem of post-mortem fate of the human soul. In this collection of essays in ...
  • Gospel [1575]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/6/1
    Description: The book is an example of one of the books published in Lithuania by Russian typographer Peter Mstislavets, who reborn there Cyrillic typography 50 years after Francisk Skorina. The book was created for the Orthodox population of Rzeczpospolit ...
  • Trebnik of Peter Mogyla [1646]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/7/1
    Publisher: Typography of Pecherskaya Lavra (Monastery), Kiev. Editor: Peter Mogyla, Isaia Timofeevich-Kozlovsky. Description: The book contains an exposition of the Orthodox Church services, committed by the priests in connection with a variety of life sit ...
  • Sbornik (compilation) [1820-1830s]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/8/1
    Description: Sbornik (Compilation) of historical character, contains a fragment of Old Believer essay on the causes of refusal to accept Patriarch Nikon’s reforms by the monks of Solovetsky monastery, "The Tale of Mamay battle" (“Skazanie o Mamaevom Pobois ...
  • Zertcalo Velikoe [1690s]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/9/1
    Description: Great Mirror (“Velikoe Zertcalo”) – anthology of religious and didactic stories. It was translated from Polish into Russian language in the last quarter of the 17th century. The composition, style and content of the Mirror’s texts were changed ...
  • Life of saint Basilius New and Gregory's Vision [1st quarter of the 19th...

    File Ref: EAP556/1/10/1
    Description: The Life of Basil the New Grigorievo and vision - one of the earliest monuments of Byzantine literature , highlighting the problem of post-mortem fate of the human soul. In this collection of essays included an option that connects the first p ...
  • Titulyarnik [1670s - 1680s]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/12/1
    Author: Nikolay Milesku-Spafariy, Peter Dolgovo. Scribe: Maxim Grigorievich Romanov. Description: Essay, telling the Russian history of 9th – 17th centuries. Touches upon the history of diplomatic relations of Russian state from the end of 16th century. Ti ...
  • Alexandria Srpska (Aleksandria Serbskaia) [1720s]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/13/1
    Description: Alexandria Srpska - one of the later versions of the Greek novel about Alexander the Great by Pseudo-Callisthenes. This novel appeared in Russia in the XV century as translation from the Serbian language. The Russian scribes edited and added t ...
  • Evangelie aprakos (Gospel aprakos) [1530s]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/14/1
    Description: Text of Gospel is divided into the parts according to the rules of reading during Orthodox church service. On the end paper (folios 1): autograph of the future Russian Metropolitan Macarius, record about the contribution of this book in one of ...
  • Irmologion [1770s-1780s]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/15/1
    Description: The collection of Orthodox liturgical chants. Melodies of chants recorded with so-called "square note" that emerged in Europe in 12-13 centuries and to the 18th century was almost disused.. Extent and format of original material: One bound vol ...
  • Psalter [1770s]

    File Ref: EAP556/1/16/1
    Description: The book was published in an unknown, possibly belonging to the Old Believers typography, or in the legal typography on the territory of Poland. Due to the fact that the publication was intended for distribution in Russia, where the Old Believ ...