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Offline orthfin

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Book translation help - possibly Church Slavonic ?
« on: April 15, 2014, 03:24:23 PM »
I have this old book and think language is Church Slavonic can somebody translate book's name in english.
I found Church Slavonic numbers web-page so is printing year really 1863 ?

Thanks..


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Re: Book translation help - possibly Church Slavonic ?
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2014, 03:29:05 PM »
It reads "The Akathist for the Dormition of the Theotokos." The image on the other page seems to match it.
"Take heed, you who listen to me: Our misfortune is inevitable, we cannot escape it. If God allows scandals, it is that the elect shall be revealed. Let them be burned, let them be purified, let them who have been tried be made manifest among you."   - The Life of the Archpriest Avvakum by Himself

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Re: Book translation help - possibly Church Slavonic ?
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2014, 03:30:11 PM »
Its an Akathist...

published by the Kiev Lavra


and that's where my Slavonic deciphering skills end...


Based on the picture, its to the Theotokos....
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Re: Book translation help - possibly Church Slavonic ?
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2014, 03:30:44 PM »
It reads "The Akathist for the Dormition of the Theotokos." The image on the other page seems to match it.


Beat me to it and more well done! ;D
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Re: Book translation help - possibly Church Slavonic ?
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2014, 03:36:49 PM »
Thanks ,
Really Great,  I got answer in 5 minutes since posting  :D

Is the printing year 1863 ?

Thanks,

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Re: Book translation help - possibly Church Slavonic ?
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2014, 04:04:43 PM »
To be more precise, the title is "The Akathist for the Dormition of the All-Holy Theotokos." I was in a hurry earlier, so my apologies.

I've never been very good at reading Slavonic numerals but I do believe it was printed in 1863 by the Kiev Pechersk Lavra.
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Re: Book translation help - possibly Church Slavonic ?
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2014, 04:22:03 PM »
Thanks again ....