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The Scribal Centre at the Village of Adzhar in the 17th century: New Data
The Scribal Centre at the Village of Adzhar in the 17th century: New Data

Author(s): Dilyana Radoslavova
Subject(s): Language studies
Published by: Институт за литература - BAN
Keywords: late medieval literature; Adzhar written monuments; calligraphic centers

Summary/Abstract: The article offers new attributions and localizations of ten Adzhar monuments on the basis of a paleographic analysis. The scribal activity in the centre is viewed in comparison with that of the rest of the calligraphic centers in the Bulgarian lands in the XVII century. The analysis of the repertoire of Adzhar monuments in the light of the new material brings about the conclusion that in the second half of the century the settlement became a literary and educational centre of a parish type, where the book copying was directly bound with the preparation of priests.

  • Issue Year: 2004
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 291-310
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: English