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South Slavonic Apocryphal Collections
South Slavonic Apocryphal Collections

Author(s): Anisava Miltenova
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Cultural history, Foreign languages learning, General Reference Works, Library and Information Science, Preservation, Theoretical Linguistics, Studies of Literature, History of Philosophy, Special Branches of Philosophy, Ethnohistory, Local History / Microhistory, Social history, Middle Ages, Special Historiographies:, Theology and Religion, Religion and science , Historical Linguistics, Comparative Linguistics, Bulgarian Literature, Russian Literature, Serbian Literature, South Slavic Languages, Philosophy of Middle Ages, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Language, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, 6th to 12th Centuries, 13th to 14th Centuries, Period(s) of Nation Building, Biblical studies, Eastern Orthodoxy, Philology, Translation Studies, Source Material, History of Religion, Philosophy of History
Published by: Издателство »Изток-Запад«
Keywords: Balkan Cyrillic; manuscripts; textology; typology; study; sources and literary peculiarities; Southern Slavic; culture; tradition; translation; plectograms; Old Bulgarian Literature; Middle Ages; religion; christianity; church; orthodoxy; book; books
Summary/Abstract: This book represents a study of the textology, typology, sources and literary peculiarities of the so-called ’miscellanies of mixed content' in the South Slavonic tradition (from the end of 13th – the beginning of 18th c.) – less known or unknown in the Humanities. The problem is closely related to the apocryphal collections in the Balkan Cyrillic manuscripts, as the Apocrypha are a significant part of this type of manuscripts. The scope of the study is to popularize the series and texts that fill the gap in the translation and perception of the Slavonic Apocrypha. New information is presented over the sources of translations, as well as the compilation approach of Slavonic writers, which reproduces a new version of the texts. The copies of the Slavonic texts are published in the supplement. The typology of manuscripts is supported by plectograms produced in the Repertory of Old Bulgarian Literature and Letters (

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-619-7372-12-0
  • Page Count: 328
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: English, Bulgarian, Old Slavonic, Old Bulgarian