“To Be Known”: The Old Print Books in the Library of the Monastery of Saint Jovan Bigorski Cover Image
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„Да се зно’етъ“: старопечатните книги в библиотеката на Бигорския манастир „Св. Йоан Кръстител“ и приписките в тях
“To Be Known”: The Old Print Books in the Library of the Monastery of Saint Jovan Bigorski

Author(s): Kristiyan Kovachev
Subject(s): History, Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Education, Cultural history, Ethnohistory, History of ideas, Local History / Microhistory, School education, Vocational Education, Adult Education, Higher Education , State/Government and Education, 17th Century, 18th Century, Translation Studies, Inclusive Education / Inclusion
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: old-printed books; Monastery of Saint Jovan Bigorski; monastic life

Summary/Abstract: The article analyzes the collection of old-printed books, which are kept in the Monastery of Saint Jovan Bigorski. These books are poorly researched in Macedonian and Bulgarian historiography. The focus is on the brief notes made in the margins of a book. They testify to the important role that the monastery had in the 17th-19th centuries. In addition these notes are a testimony to the lives of ordinary people which often leaving aside from the Big Narrative.

  • Issue Year: 27/2019
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 14-24
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Bulgarian