1 Leaf With Ornate Design Russian Orthodox Old Church Slavonic Manuscript Bible
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1 Leaf With Ornate Design Russian Orthodox Old Church Slavonic Manuscript Bible:
For sale is one Old Church Slavonic handwritten manuscript sheet or leave, with an ornate and beautiful design, and just below the design is a heading, which a University of Utah math professor and an ordained Russian Orthodox minister has translated as "On Bright Tuesday," with the whole week after Easter being known as "Bright Week" or "Renewal Week," and this is the 1st Tuesday after Easter (see the first three scanned images).
This single handwritten leaf (with two pages of text) comes from an Old Church Slavonic handwritten manuscript book, dated to the early18th century, on heavy laid paper. Size of each sheet is about 7 in. x 10 in. Very beautiful calligraphic writing in the Cyrillic alphabet of the Old Church Slavonic language in black ink with much red rubrication.This manuscript leaf is arevery beautiful. This leaf has two (2) large handwritten initials: both with red letters; it also manyred handwritten words (which have not been counted, but you can see the scanned images). Also, on this one manuscript leaf, there are many instances of the NOMINA SACRA or "Sacred Names." There are two (2) instances of "Christ"; also, one (1) instance of "God"; "Hallelujah" or "Alleluia"; and the word "Prophet." Very beautiful leaf. This leaf has stains and discoloration on thesheet, due to its age and liturgical use over the centuries.
This is an original Slavonic manuscript leaf, not a modern reproduction. The winner will receive the original Old Church Slavonic leaf, as well as xerox copies with the identified and translated words marked (see the last scanned image), which are provided by an expert who has a Ph.D. degree in Biblical Studies.Its authenticity is 100% guaranteed.
Guarantee of Authenticity. All of the leaves (whether handwritten manuscripts or printed texts) we sell are ORIGINALS. We guarantee everything we sell to be original and authentic. Due to their age, some imperfections can be expected, so please read our descriptions and view our scanned images carefully. We stand behind our inventory and want to make sure that all of our clients are completely satisfied with their purchases.