Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Ancient Russian Birchbark Manuscripts Now on the Web!
16.10.2007 12:44
Ancient Russian Birchbark Manuscripts Now on the Web!

Russian scholars have set about translating relic birchbark manuscripts into English, the Novgorod Museum Reserve informs. The translated texts will be posted on the already existing web site www.gramoty.ru.
      
      'The project on translating texts of birchbark manuscripts and placing them on the internet is realized for the first time ever' a representative of the Novgorod Museum Reserve added.
      
      The unique site already presents 1049 manuscripts of the 11th 15th centuries, discovered during archeological excavations in Veliki Novgorod, Vitebsk, Zvenigorod, Tver, Torzhok, Pskov, Staraya Russa and Rurik site. On www.gramoty.ru you will find photos of the birchbark manuscripts (gramoty in Russian) and their text copies in the Old Slavonic language and translations into the modern Russian, as well as basic information about the archeological rarities.
      
      The majority of the texts have already been translated into English; the work is expected to be completed in the beginning of the next year.
      
      The project on presenting the peculiar collection of Old Russian manuscripts on the internet aims at making these 'messages from the past' accessible to people all over the world.
      
      Source: oreanda.ru
      


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Christmas Fair in Red Square
05.01.2017
Kinotavr 2017: Prizes and Winners
16.06.2017
Sochi International Film Awards Festival - SIFA 2016
10.12.2016
International AquaJazz Festival Kicks Off in Sochi
04.08.2016
Rag Union Wins Grand Prix in France
28.11.2016



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Nikolay Padalitsin  All-Russia Exhibition Centre  Russian Railways  Japan  Khoomei  Russian history  humour  Exhibitions in Moscow  education  Roman Abramovich  Kirov Region  Rostov metro  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  criminality  Russian business  Paralympic Games 2014  Moscow Kremlin   Painting  Russian opera  Sochi Olympic Games   Russian animators  Tsaritsyno  Russian shops  economic crisis  Unusual Monuments  Kazan  Confucius Institute  Moscow  Oleg Tinkoff  Canada  Murmansk oblast   Russian schools  Novoulyanovsk  Mobile App  Photography  Russian Film Directors  virtual office spaces in Russia  Broadcasting Station In Samara  Libya  Russian Cinema  Ulyanovsk Oblast  Chukotka  Rina Zelyonaya  Russian tourism  Archeology  alcohol market  Moscow Theatres  Russian gas  Russian Literature  Exhibitions in Kaliningrad 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites