2 Leaves Russian Orthodox Old Church Slavonic Red Manuscript Bible With Red Ink For Sale
For sale are two (2) Old Church Slavonic handwritten manuscript sheets or leaves.
The two handwritten leaves (with four pages of text) come 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 some red rubrication. Also, if you look very carefully, you can see that before the manuscript was written, very light vertical pencil lines marked the right and left edges of the text; then the scribe used these pencil boundary lines to write the text.These manuscript leaves arevery beautiful. On these two manuscript leaves, there are three (3) large handwritten red initials; it also has seventeen (17) red handwritten words (see the scanned images). Also, on these twomanuscript leaves, there are many instances of the NOMINA SACRA or "Sacred Names," which are special abbreviated words with a line above them. Consider the following: two (2) instances of "God"; "Savior"; and "Dogma." Also, on the two leaves are the following: two (2) instances of the name "John." Very beautiful leaves. These leaves have stains and discoloration on thesheets, due to their age and liturgical use over the centuries.
These areoriginal handwritten Slavonic manuscript leaves, notmodern reproductions. The winner will receive the original Old Church Slavonic leaves, as well as xerox copies with the identified and translated words marked on the copies (see the last scanned image), which are provided by an expert who has a Ph.D. degree in Biblical Studies.Their 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.
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