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Christ has arisen!

The Easter book exhibition “Christ has arisen!”is open at the Book Museum of the National Library of Belarus.

The collection of manuscripts and old printed publications of the National Library of Belarus houses books with engravings, liturgies and sermons dedicated to Christ’s Resurrection. The most interesting books are displayed at the Easter exhibition "Christ has arisen!”.

There are manuscripts of the XIX – early XX cc. “Collection of Eastern Services with Motets”, “Collection of Services for the Lord’s Holidays”, and “Irmologiy” in old music scores, and also the “Chasoslov” (Suprasl, 1786), the old printed book published in Belarus.

Besides, there are books by Ukrainian printing-houses including Kievo Pecherskaya Lavra: the collection of sermons “The key of Understanding” by Ioannikiy Galiatovsky (1660), “Triod Tsvetnaya” (1631), “The Edifying Gospel” (1637), “The Prayer Book” (1821), and “Tipikon” (1867).

The Russian books – The Gospel published in 1701 in Moscow and the modern illustrated edition of the Gospel – will catch visitors’ attention as well.

Also there is “The Roman Missal”, the West-European book published in the XVIII c. by Plantin-Moretus’ printing-house.

 

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