HOLY RUSSIA

Born in the spirit. Baptism of Russia and the triumph of Christian faith

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46. MANUSCRIPT. ANNOTATED EPISTLE

1220

Rostov the Great

241 leaves. Parchment; ink, vermilion, tempera; 18th-century binding of cardboard and leather

45 x 33 x 9.5

Accession: 1920, Synodal Collection

Scribe's note (with large losses) on sheet 241, reverse: В лето 6728 <1220> месяца августа почати быша писати книги сия при (князи) Василка Костя..., а внуце (Всеволожи), а кончаны быша месяца октября в 22 день на память святаго Аверкия епископа ...помози пише... Василку ... Кюрила избави...

In 1661 was donated by Patriarch Nikon to the Novo-Ierusalimski Monastery, and in 1675 handed over to the “sacristy” treasury of the patriarch

Restored in 1990–1993 at the VKhNRTs by G.Z. Bykova, I.P. Mokretsova, N.L. Petrova, M.L. Volchkova, I.S. Stadnichenko

State Historical Museum

inv. 80370, ОР Син. 7

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