Zvězda presvětlai︠a︡, [ca. 1680-1690].
- Zvězda presvětlai︠a︡, [ca. 1680-1690].
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1680-1690]
- An anthology of translated and Russian accounts of the posthumous miracles of the Virgin Mary.
130 miniatures from the second half of the 19th century, including full illuminations depicting miracles of the Virgin.
Binding, 17th-18th century, boards in stamped leather with one intact clasp; spine restored in 19th century.
Incipit: Bogotechnui︠u︡ zvězdu i︠u︡zhe viděvshe volʹsvi, o neĭ zheprorochestvovashe Valaa drevle, i toi︠a︡ pōslědovasha zari....
Possible translation from a Ruthenian printed version (see Slovarʹ Knizhnikov i knizhnosti drevnei Rusi, 17 vek (A-Z), St. Petersburg, 1992, pp. 398-400).
Purchased from Svetlana Aronov on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund, 1997. Late 17th century ownership inscription on verso of first leaf attributed to Pantelei, son of Afanasi.
Russian Church Slavic.
Similar 17th-century copy found in Undolʹskij Collection, Russian State Library, Moscow, # 398. (See V. M. Undolʹskiĭ, Slavi︠a︡no-russkie rukopisi V.M. Undol'skago, Moscow, 1870, pp. 263-264.).
Stamp with two-headed eagle dated 1746 on inside back cover.
Watermarks: jester's head (Dianova, 1980, #355 (1683), #327 (1652)); crest of the city of Amsterdam with the letters IP (Dianova, 1980, #159 (1680)).
- 1 v. (297 l.) : ill. ; 20 cm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Partially digitized
- Call Number
- Slavic MSS 4
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- mixed material
illuminated manuscripts (AAT)
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
Mary,--Blessed Virgin, Saint--Apparitions and miracles--Russia
Mary,--Blessed Virgin, Saint--Devotion to--Russia
Pantelei,--son of Afanasi--Ownership
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