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Antique russian Tsar Boris Godunov lifetime ed Bible book Menaion Moscow 1600
NEVEZHA. Antique first edition russian illuminated Bible book Full Menaion Moscow 1600 Moscow: NEVEZHA, 1600. Good condition.Partly handwritten. Минея общая. - Москва: Печ. Андроник Тимофеев Невежа, 29 июня 1600 (4 июня 7107 - 29 июня 7108). [2], [8], [582], [2 п.] [т. е. 594] л.; 4°. Первое издание текста «Минеи общей», т.е. она является «первопечатной». Из книг напечатанных Андроником Невежей первопечатными являются: Триодь цветная (1591) и Триодь постная (1589), Октоих (1594), Минея Общая (1600 г., июнь) и Служебник (1602). Известно: 37 экз. и 1 фрагмент «Минеи общей» (1600). Экспертное заключение НИО редких книг (Музей книги) Российской государственной библиотеки. Сопиков. № 619; Каратаев. № 131; Ундольский. № 143; Зернова. № 15; Гусева. № 167. [CHURCH SLAVONIC]. Mineia Obshchaia. [General Menaion]. [Moscow: Andronik Timofeev Nevezha?, 1600].Rare first edition of this important Eastern Orthodox liturgical book, in Russian binding. The Menaion contained texts for the service or celebration of specific observances, saints or events, which are tied to fixed calendar dates. In its complete form it was made of twelve volumes, one for each month. The Mineia Obshchaia, or General Menaion, was a simplified version. In it, services were not linked to any specific saint, but instead to types of saints; specific names could be added according to liturgical needs. The General Menaion thus provided the necessary texts to perform services for virtually any saint, including the more local or less widely known ones for whom a full Menaion service was not available. The binding decorati … [Click Below for Full Description]
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