Section 12. Biblical Manuscripts from Belarus

115. The Evangeliary

Early 16th century. National Library of Belarus, Minsk

The book from a private collection was bought by the Library in 1925 in Leningrad together with the collection of books by printing pioneer Francysk Skaryna. The Evangeliary holds the four Gospels in a non-canonical order which was created in Middle Ages. The Gospels texts were arranged according to the usual weekly reading order in churches.