Old Collection

Almanac of Abkhazian writers (1938)

Almanac of Abkhazian writers. Book 4. Sukhum, 1938. – 208 p. Alexey Dbar gave it to the fund of the Church and Archaeological Office of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia. Almanac of Abkhazian writers (1938 г.) from anyhaorg

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7 rare books donated to the Church-Archaeological Office

On 19 May 2019, A. Ya. Dbar donated 7 rare books to the Church-Archaeological Office of Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar): 1. Makharadze F.Ye., Khachapuridze G.V. Essays on the history of the workers and peasants movement in Georgia. Journal-newspaper association, 1932. – 245 p. 2. Soviet subtropics and their development. Crop production. G. Shlykova. Supplement to the journal «Vestnik znaniya». Leningrad Regional Publishing House, 1935. – 132 p. 3. ѴІІ Congress of

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3 rare books donated to the Church-Archaeological Office

On 19 May 2019, G. N. Ryzhenkova donated 3 books to the Church-Archaeological Office of Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar): 1. Ign. Stelletsky, an archaeologist. The forgotten Caucasus. Moscow – Leningrad: “Physical Education and Tourism”, 1931. – 104 p. (Issue: Library of the Proletarian Tourist). PDF ⮷ 2. Union of Soviet Writers of Abkhazia. The birth of a song. Sukhum: AbGIZ, 1936. – 86 p. Collection of poems. Authors: N. Streletsky, N.

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A pre-revolutionary book from the Library of the Dranda Monastery

Conversations (words) of St. John Chrysostom in Church Slavonic from the library of the Dranda Dormition Monastery. A wooden binding with a leather cover (the back cover was lost). 20×31 cm. On the pages of the book there is a pre-revolutionary seal of the library of the Uspensky Dranda Monastery.

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A pre-revolutionary book from the library of the New Athos Monastery

Menaion in the Church Slavonic language for June from the library of the New Athos Monastery. Wooden binding with leather cover. 1884 – 196 sheets. 37 × 25.5 cm. On the pages of the book there is a pre-revolutionary seal of the library of the monastery of St. Apostle Simon the Canaanite in New Athos.

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Synaxarion and Lives of the Saints

1. Synaxarion for December, January, February and the first three weeks of the Great Lent in the Church Slavonic language. Wooden binding with leather cover. 903 sheets. 20.5 × 32 cm. ХѴІІ-ХѴІІІ century. 2. Lives of the Saints for March, April and May in the Church Slavic language. Wooden binding with leather cover (partially preserved). M., 1762, 10 × 22.5 cm.

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Liturgical book in the Abkhaz language

Liturgical book in the Abkhaz language. Original edition with pre-revolutionary Abkhaz spelling. 33 × 21 cm. – p. 232

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The Journey of the Novgorod Archbishop Anthony to Constantinople in the end of XII century

The Journey of the Novgorod Archbishop Anthony to Constantinople in the end of XII century With a preface and notes by Pavel Savvaitov. Published by Archaeographic Commission. St. Petersburg, 1872 – 188p.  

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Olonetsky A. Orthodox Church as a tool of the colonial policy of tsarism in Abkhazia

Olonetsky A. A. The Orthodox Church as a tool of the colonial policy of tsarism in Abkhazia. The brochure was donated to the Church-Archaeological Museum of HMA by S.Z. Lakoba from his personal archive on April 16, 2018.  

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Collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions of the Caucasus (1881)

Compiled by I. Pomyalovsky, for the Ѵ-th archaeological congress in Tiflis. St. Petersburg, 1881 – 95 p.  

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Kudryavtsev K. Collection of materials on the history of Abkhazia (1922)

Kudryavtsev K. Collection of materials on the history of Abkhazia, Sukhum: publication of the National Commissariat of Education of the USSR Abkhazia, 1922 – 184 p. Circulation – 500 copies  

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Religious beliefs of Abkhazians

Religious beliefs of Abkhazians. The place and year of publication are unknown. 32p.  

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