Slovo-ASO: Toward a digital library of South Slavic manuscripts

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Festal menaion

Bulgaria, Rila, Rila Monastery, 2/8 (27) (219)

Physical description

Material: Paper. Extent: 317 ff. The first 9 folia were added in the second half of the 17th c. The MS was used for a long time, but is well preserved.In 1 column, 29 lines per page.


Summary: The same scriped copied also the MS 2/10, kept in the same collection.


Contains services for the major church feasts with synaxarian lives. The only Slavonic saint to be included is St. Paraskeve (Petka), her service is published by Kožukharov (1971) who consider it being of Tărnovo origin and created in the last decades of the 14th c.


15th c., 3rd quarter. Кожухаров 1971.