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Archangel Gospel of 1092

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

This 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. Archangel Gospel is unique from the point of view of the linguistics, the palaeography, the codicology.

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