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Vukanovo Jevandjelje Vukan's Gospel
Banja Luka: CometaSecurity, 2020. Facsimile. Vukan's Gospel Vukan's Gospel was written around 1200 or, more precisely, in the years between 1196 and 1202, presumably - in a cell or cells near the Monastery of the Holy Archangel Michael in Ras. Serval monks took part in the transcription, perhaps under the supervision of Simeon the Elder, who made a note at the end of the manuscript. Based on the opinion of the majority of the scientific community today, it seems that the commissioner of the manuscript was the Grand Prince Stefan, later called the First - Crowned, son - in - law of the Greek ( Buyantine ) emperor Alexios, who would later be crowned the first Serbian king in 1217. Stefan's older brother, Vukan, conquered Ras in 1202. There is the possibility that Simeon the Elder then scraped and erased pieces of the parchment at the end of the manuscript where Stefan was mentioned and wrote Vukan's name there. Like Miroslav's Gospel, Vukan's Gospel is in fact an Evangeliary - a holy book that contains the texts of all four Evangelists. The beginnings of their Gospels are arranged according to the daily readings in the church. The readings start from Easter, with the first chapter of the Gospel according to John: Искони бе Слово и Слово бе от Бога и Бог бе Слово, that is, in today's translation: In the beginning was the Word (Logos), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Accordingly, for the monks, the Evangeliary's symbolized the Body of Christ. Like Miroslav's Gospel, Vukan's Gospel has readings for all days of the week (complete apropos). Thus, the correct name … [Click Below for Full Description]
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