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Лексемата София в историята на българския език и култура
The Lexeme ‘Sofia’ in The History of Bulgarian Language and Culture

Author(s): Vanya Micheva
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Софийски университет »Св. Климент Охридски«
Keywords: Christian term Sofia; old Bulgarian manuscripts; language and culture.

Summary/Abstract: The semantic realizations of the word Sofia in the history of Bulgarian literary language and culture are examined in this academic paper. The linguistic facts for божыа прѣмѫдрость, вѣра, надежда, любы in old Bulgarian manuscripts and new Bulgarian damaskins are used. The phenomenon αγία σοφία in Christianity and Bulgarian culture and its relation to names of the churches and of the Bulgarian capital are analyzed.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 42-47
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Bulgarian