Khitrovo Gospel

Documentary heritage submitted by Russian Federation and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 1997.

The manuscript has a great significance in the human written history of universal philosophy and culture. This Gospel give a salient idea of the stage of the development of ancient Russian Literature, of its book-writing schools and workshops and of the dissemination of the church Slavonic language. Khitrovo Gospel is widely known by eight miniatures and ornaments of Andrei Rublyov and artists from his environment.

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