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Разказ за построяването на храма на Светата Божия Църква, наречена на Светата Премъдрост
Narrative on the Building of the Temple of the Holy God’s Church Named After the Holy Wisdom

(Translation and Commentary)

Author(s): Gerasim Petrinski
Subject(s): Aesthetics, Middle Ages
Published by: Издателство »Изток-Запад«

Summary/Abstract: This paper presents to the reader for the first time in Bulgarian language one of the most important sources on the building of the “Great” church “Hagia Sophia” in Constantinople. The text is written probably in the late 9-th or early 10-th century and belongs to the genre of the so called Πάτρια (“Legends”). The treatise is interesting for its architectural details and terms as well as for the ideological connotations. The commentary is based on the main researches on the subject.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 24
  • Page Range: 55-78
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: Bulgarian