Section 13. Old Printed Bibles from Belarus

134. The Gospel

Vilnia: the printer, Petr Mscislavets in the Mamonich house. 1575. National Library of Belarus, Minsk

The first and one of the best publications by Petr Mscislavets in the Mamonich publishing house which continued the printing tradition by Francysk Skaryna in the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnia. Through its faultless printing and artistic design it became a standard for the printing of other altar Gospels.