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 Slovo o nekoem startse
(1,269 words)

‘A tale of a certain monk’

Sergii Chernigovskii (attributed)

Date: Possibly 1640

Original Language: Old Russian


The text of Slovo o nekoem startse was first published by Khrisanf Mefodievich Loparev in 1890. In this edition, Loparev notes that the text ‘is found in a 17th-century miscellany owned by me’, without explaining anything about its provenance (Loparev, ‘Slovo’, p. 1). The list of its 17th-century owners ends with a certain Dimitrii Denisov of the Kashira district,…

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Mikhailova, Yulia, “ Slovo o nekoem startse”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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