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Kniga glagolemai︠a︡ po grechesʹki Katikhiestʺ

Kniga glagolemai︠a︡ po grechesʹki Katikhiestʺ, [ca. 1640-1770].
Physical Description
1 v. (24 l., 472 l.) ; 21 cm.
Church Slavic
Incipit of prologue: Vʺ lěto 7125, fevralę vʺ 19 denʹ, po prikazu gosudari︠a︡ svi︠a︡těishago patrīarkha Filareta Nikiticha...veleno govoritʹ sʺ koret︠s︡kimʺ protopopomʺ izʺ Litvy sʺ Lavrentīemʺ Zizaniem.
Incipit of Catechism: Voprosʺ, ponezhe vsę nasha mudrostʹ khristīęnʹskaę i vsemʺ predlezhitʺ ezhe Gospoda Boga nam znati i saměkhʺ sebe, sego radi voproshai︠u︡tę chto esi ty....
Semi-uncial script, two scribes.
Watermarks: ("Debate") "Ia M A Z" and the crest of the city of Iaroslavlʹ, Klepikov, p. 70, (1756, 1765); ("Catechism") lily, Dianova, 1989, #904 (1643-1666); gate, Dianova, 1980, #1208 (1638); vase, Dianova, 1980, # 810 (1646-1654); pitcher, Dianova, 1989, #295 (1644-1646).
Binding: boards stamped in leather with five brass bosses.
Withdrawal stamp from Iaroslavl rare book store on inside back cover.
Similar 18th-century copies found in the Uvarov Collection, Russian State Historical Museum, Moscow, #274, 275. (See Arkhimandrit Leonid, Sistematicheskoe opisanie slavi︠a︡no-rossiĭskikh rukopiseĭ sobranii︠a︡ Grafa A.S. Uvarova, Chastʹ 1, Moscow, 1893, pp. 259-260.)
Russian Church Slavic.
Purchased from Svetlana Aronov on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund, 1997.
Biographical / Historical Note
Zyzaniĭ was a Ruthenian archpriest and teacher of the early 17th century.
Lavrentiĭ Zyzaniĭ's Catechism written in defense of Eastern Orthodoxy against Catholicism and Protestantism, bound with an account of his debate with the Moscow text correctors.
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June 01, 2002

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