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Slavonic Chasovnik or Book of Hours

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MS. e Mus. 233
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Slavonic Chasovnik or Book of Hours. Several Russian words and phrases with English equivalents are noted on margins. Some leaves are missing after fol. 44.


  • Creation: Written in the first half of the 17th century


99 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Russian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. e Mus. 233, fols. 1-2]

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MS. e Mus. 233

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18204


Slavonic Chasovnik or Book of Hours

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3547

Custodial History

Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (57)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This volume must have reached the Library before 1656. Its occurrence at p. 102 of MS. Langbaine 6 raises a presumption that it was among the medical MSS. which were bequeathed by dr. Thomas Clayton, who died in 1647.

Physical Facet

On paper


6 3/8 × 4 3/8 in.

Slavonic Chasovnik or Book of Hours
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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