Kiev Psalter & Study of the Kiev Psalter - 2 Volume Set (Facsimile Edition of the 1397 Kiev Psalter in Cyrillic)

By: Archdeacon Spiridon, G. I. Vzdornov

Price: $429.95

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Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good


2 Volume Set - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ's are VG. Gently read. . . . . . The original - a parchment manuscript of 1397 with the Psalms of David and prayers from other books of the Bible - is currently stored in the M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin State Public Library. The Kiev Psalter, written in a liturgical charter and richly decorated with exquisite miniatures in the margins, is one of the best manuscript books in Russian and a most valuable literary monument.. . . . The Psalter is accompanied by a Study on the Kiev Psalter by a famous scientist, specialist in the field of the history of ancient Russian art, a doctor of art history, a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the author of many monographs on icon painting and on monuments of ancient Russian art G.I. Vzdornov. This is an in-depth study of the history and the artistic environment in which a remarkable monument arose. Vzdornov explains the connection between Russian and Byzantine cultures. There are sections on interpretations of the text of the Psalms and illustrations. The Guide to the Psalms facilitates the understanding of a precious cultural monument, immerses us in bygone times. (Includes a 12 page summary in English - all other text in both volumes is in Cyrillic

Title: Kiev Psalter & Study of the Kiev Psalter - 2 Volume Set (Facsimile Edition of the 1397 Kiev Psalter in Cyrillic)

Author Name: Archdeacon Spiridon, G. I. Vzdornov

Categories: Orthodox,

Publisher: Kossuth: 1978

ISBN Number: B000GXT6VK

Size: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 77115