The Chronicle of George Hamartolos, an Old Russian MS of the 14th Century
By Ol’ga A. Kniazevskaia
Polata Knigopisnaia: an Information Bulletin Devoted to the Study of Early Slavic Books, Texts and Literatures, Vol. 27-28 (1995)
Introduction: The Chronicle, composed in the second half of the 9th c. in one of the (sub)- urban monasteries of Constantinople by a monk who calls himself ‘sinful‘, contains the history of the world from the creation until the year 842. Its Slavic translation, which includes a continuation until the year 948, was very widely diffused in Rus’. This paper provides a detailed description of its oldest known copy.