Slavonic Literature

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Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1883 - Slavic literature - 264 pages
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Page 263 - Church, the Fathers selected being centres of influence at important periods of Church History and in important spheres of action. Fcap.
Page 70 - By whom is it fated that I should die ? ' And one of the magicians said to him, ' Prince, the horse which thou lovest and upon which thou ridest shall be the cause of thy death." Oleg receiving this into his mind said, ' I will never ride the horse nor see him more.' And he ordered them to take care of the horse, but never to bring it to him again ; and many years passed, and he rode him no more, and he went among the Greeks. Afterwards he returned to Kiev and stayed there four years, and in the...
Page 53 - I went over the blue sea, Over the blue sea, the Caspian ; And I it was who destroyed the ships; And now, our hope, our orthodox Tsar, I bring you my traitorous head, And with it I bring the empire of Siberia.
Page 263 - Philosopher and Bishop. By ALICE GARDNER. THE APOSTOLIC FATHERS. By the Rev. HS HOLLAND. THE DEFENDERS OF THE FAITH ; or, The Christian Apologists of the Second and Third Centuries. By the Rev. F. WATSON, MA THE VENERABLE BEDE. By the Rev.
Page 70 - Where is my horse which I enjoined you to feed and take care of?' And they said, 'He is dead.' And .Oleg laughed and blamed the soothsayer, and said, ' The wizard spoke falsely, and it is all a lie ; the horse is dead and I am alive.
Page 182 - It is imperfect, and only contains the early books, viz., the Pentateuch, Joshua, Ruth, and Kings ; there are, however, fragments of three others. It is said to have been written for Sophia, the fourth wife of Jagiello, about the year 1455.
Page 247 - Winsemchaften) at Gorlitz, and the other at Hanover. Of one of these a copy was made, which was long preserved in the family of the von Platows, and printed by Count Potocki in his Voyage dans quelque parties de la Basse-Saxe pour la recherche des antiquitis Slaves ou Vendes, fait en 1794 par le Conitc Jean Potocki, published at Hamburg in the following year.
Page 70 - He leaped from his steed, and said with a smile, " How can a skull be the cause of my death?" And he planted his foot on the skull, and out darted a snake and bit him on the foot, and from the wound he fell sick and died. And all the people lamented with great lamentation and carried him and buried him on the mountain, called Stehekovitza. There is his grave to this day, and it is called

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