Life of St Alexander Nevsky

Title:
Life of St Alexander Nevsky
Library:
Publichnaia Biblioteka im. M.E. Saltykova Shchedrina (the former Imperial Library)
Language:
Old Russian
City:
SAINT PETERSBURG (LENINGRAD), Russia
Shelf Mark:
F. IV. 233, fols. 898-940
Origin:
Moscow
Dimensions:
43 fols. (whole manuscript 1004 fols.) -- 37 x 29 cm.
Date Description:
16th century (reign of Ivan the Terrible)
Content:
Illustrated Life of Alexander Nevsky note: 43 folios (fols. 898-940) of the Laptev Volume of the Illuminated Chronicles dating from the reign of Ivan the Terrible
Hand:
Semi-uncial Cyrillic
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
almost all pages are more than half-filled with scenes from the Life (83 illuminations total), in ocre and green colors.
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection PG 3300 .Z55 1992 Non-Circulating (Oversize)
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Color -- This is not a complete facsimile of the manuscript, but only of the portion dealing with Alexander Nevsky.
Publication Date:
1992
Place of Publication:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Publisher:
Izd-vo "Avrora"
Notes:
A translation of the text into English is provided. Other names: Zhitie Aleksandra Nevskogo, Nikolai Nikolaevich Rozov
Type of Text:
hagiographical, historical, religious, vernacular