Books

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. Read (PDF)

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Ancient writers about Scythia and the Caucasus (1890)

Ancient writers about Scythia and the Caucasus (1890) Compiled and published with a Russian translation by V.V. Latyshev. Volume 1: Greek writers. [Appendix to “Notes of the Imperial Russian Archaeological Society”]. St. Petersburg, 1890. – 946 p. From the fund of the Church and Archaeological Office of Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar).

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Katsiya A. K. Monuments of architecture in the Tsquara valley

Katsiya A. K. Monuments of architecture in the Tsquara valley (Sources on the archeology of Abkhazia. Tbilisi – 1967). Separate print. Original. It was presented as a gift to the Church and Archaeological Museum of HMA by A. Y. Dbar in December 2018. The work examines the history and archeology of two medieval Christian churches: the Church of Msygkhua and the Church of Achanua. The annex contains twelve tables with

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Works of the Church Fathers

The gospel interpretations of St. John Chrysostom in the Church Slavonic language. A wooden binding with a leather cover. It was printed in the printing house of the Pochaev Monastery. 112 sheets. 22 × 34 cm. The book was purchased by a priest from Tbilisi Georgy Terziashvili on 8 April, 1957 in Batumi for 40 rubles. On 17 October, 1958 Georgy gave this book to the novice Peter.

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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 Gospels and Apostle

1. The Holy Gospel in the ancient Greek language in a metal frame with ornaments, – 254 p. 27×34 cm. In the lower part of the frame there is an engraved inscription: “ΑΦΙΕΡΩΜΑ ΟΙΚΟΓ. ΣΟΦΟΚΛΗ ΑΡΧΟΝΤΑΚΗ 1981 (A gift from the family of Sofoklis Archondakis, 1981).” On several pages there is a seal with the inscription: «ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΟΣ ΝΑΟΣ ΕΙΣΟΔΙΩΝ ΧΑΝΙΩΝ (Metropolitan Church of the Presentation in Chania, Crete). The book

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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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Chubinashvili G. N. Georgian hammered art. VIII-XVIII centuries(Tbilisi, 1957)

Chubinashvili G. N. Georgian hammered art. VIII-XVIII centuries. Tbilisi, 1957. This publication is an introductory article by G. N. Chubinashvili and a description of the illustrations in the form of a separate book, 28 pages and 200 large (50×60 cm) illustrations of hammered icons and church utensils from various churches and monasteries of Georgia. A piece of paper is glued on the case with the following inscription: “To the Honorable

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Prayer book of 1836 transferred to the Fund of the Church and Archaeological Museum of HMA

The Fund of the Church and Archaeological Museum of HMA has been replenished with a book of 1836. On 10 February, 2017 Zukhba Anry, a resident of Gagra, presented a Prayer book in the Slavonic language to the Fund of the Church and Archaeological museum. The Prayer book was published in November 1836, in St. Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. Size: 8,3х13,5cm. Volume: 996 sheets.

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The title page of the book “Creations of Ephrem the Syrian” with the pre-revolutionary seal of the New Athos Monastery

The title page of “Creations of our Father Ephrem the Syrian devoted to Saints.” The third edition. Part Three. Moscow, 1882 ». This book was preserved in the library of the New Athos Monastery, the evidence of this is the seal on the title page.  

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