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A Catalogue of the Greek Manuscripts at the Ecclesiastical Historical and Archival Institute of the Patriarchate of Bulgaria: Volume I: Backovo Monastery
Getov, Dorotei

Turnhout: Brepols, 2015 pp. xxii + 532. Ä95.00

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Description: This book is the definitive documentation of a significant segment of the Greek manuscript legacy Ė the organic library of the famous monastery of the Theotokos Πετριτζιώτισσα (Bačkovo) near the city of Asenovgrad in Bulgaria. It provides comprehensive scholarly descriptions of thousands of texts, major and minor, that served the liturgical needs and helped form the mind-set of the Orthodox monastic community on the Balkans.

Subjects: Bible, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Textual Criticism, History of Interpretation

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Review by W. Andrew Smith
Published 9/6/2018
Citation: W. Andrew Smith, review of Dorotei Getov, A Catalogue of the Greek Manuscripts at the Ecclesiastical Historical and Archival Institute of the Patriarchate of Bulgaria: Volume I: Backovo Monastery, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).


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