Sixteenth Century Transcript of a Fourteenth Century Excerpt from the Gospel of Saint Matthew


This text of an excerpt from the Gospel of Saint Matthew (chapters 17:9‒19:21) is a 16th century transcription of an original medieval document, now lost, dating from the 14th century. It consists of eight pages written in black and red ink in an archaic Cyrillic script, with notations in the margins. The text is in a Bulgarian recension of Church Slavic with eastern elements. The manuscript was made in Ruthenia (western Ukraine) by an unknown scribe. It is now preserved in the Slovak National Library.

Last updated: April 29, 2016