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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From Eratosthenes of Cyrene."

1. Five zones of the globe / 2. The power of wine

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published article "A Newly Found Excerpt from the Gospel" (1908).

In any case, our story, as far as we can judge of the relationship, does not contain any line that would contradict the author’s good acquaintance with the place.

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New edition of Ivan Franko

«The great noise» (1908) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with cover of novel «The great noise» (1908).

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From Moero of Byzantium."

1. From the poem "Mnemosyne" / 2. Statues of nymphs

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published article "To the history of "Heavenly Fire" (1908).

The story of the Pannonian preacher consists of two stories, one of which takes place in the Jordan, during the feast of the Baptism of Jesus, and the other takes place on the night before Easter.

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New autograph of Ivan Franko

«I. Karpenko-Karyj» (1907) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with page of autograph article «I. Karpenko-Karyj» (1907).

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From Mahon of Alexandria."

1. Musician Dorion / 2. Merry Korid / 3. Sponger Hayrefon and poet Difil / 4. Hayrefon and cook / 5. Sponger at the royal table / 6. Kifarist and dogs

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published article "Budyatyntsi" (1908).

Sharp satire on our hard pains – characterlessness and shamelessness, renegade and self-aggrandizement. This can be called the ideological basis of the title "Budyatyntsi".

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New edition of Ivan Franko

«Boa constrictor» (1907) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with title page of the second edition novel «Boa constrictor» (1907).

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From Leonidas of Tarentum."

2. Aphrodite in Sparta / 3. To mice / 4. In memory of the fisherman / 5. On the grave of Promachus / 6. Complain about the Cretan / 7. Blind and lame

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published article "Vij, scabby Bunyak and Judas Iscariot" (1907).

The paragraph, appended to the Register of the Apostles by Sophronius, is interesting because it knows nothing about the "field of blood" and gives completely different details about the end of Judas, no doubt also legendary.

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New autograph of Ivan Franko

«Boa constrictor» (1907) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with page of autograph novel «Boa constrictor» (1907).

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the next 3 poems, including "The Great Ship" by Archimedes.

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published preface to the M. Dragomanov’s article "Shevchenko, Ukrainophiles and Socialism" (1906).

The article provoked a formal fright in some areas of Galician Ukrainophiles of the time, as if publicly, loudly spoken blasphemy.

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New autograph of Ivan Franko

«Grief going over the bare hill…» (1906) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with autograph of verse «Grief going over the bare hill…» (1906).

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From the Dioscorides of Cilicia."

1. The Spartan Father / 2. The Spartan Mother / 3. On his own coffin

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published article "The Cause for the Ukrainian Verse Writing of the 18th Century" (1906).

We have in front of the text of an old manuscript a piece of card from the eighteenth century, on which an interesting verse on the Resurrection was written.

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New autograph of Ivan Franko

«Thorn in the foot» (1907) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with first page of autograph poem «Thorn in the foot» (1907).

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From Anyte of Tegea".

1. On the grave of Antibia / 2. On the death of Eratona / 3. On the fountain / 4. Three mielitan women / 5. On the grave of Aminator / 6. On the death of the rooster

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published article "Babylon and the New Testament" (1905).

The Babylonian faith in the "savior king", that is, the sun that does good to the people, is weaking and decaying, and rise again, has given rise to faith in the personal savior kings.

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New edition of Ivan Franko

«Critical notes on the sources of… The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with page of german edition of article «Critical notes on the sources of Cyrillus-Methodius legends» (1906)

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From Posidippus of Athens."

1. Lysippos’ statue "Moment" / 2. Lysippos’ statue of Alexander the Great / 3. Life paths

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review "O. Fotinsky. Volyn religious freethinker of the XVII century" (1905).

He is a stubborn opponent of Rome, Catholicism, the pope, the union and the Jesuits, but at the same time he expresses rather free-thinking, Protestant views that are completely unsuitable for Orthodox dogmas.

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New edition of Ivan Franko

«Kolomyjky» by V.Gnatjuk (1906) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with title page of the folklore collection «Kolomyjky», prepared by V.Gnatjuk (1906). I.Franko wrote recension on this edition.

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From Nossis of Locris."

1. Praise of love / 2. Visson’s dress / 3. Enemy weapons / 4. Gratitude to the beauty / 5. Portrait of Melinna / 6. Portrait of Sabaytida

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review "K. Radchenko. "Epistol about the Sunday" according to the Filipopol and Belgrade copies" (1905).

The author presents two texts, and by a series of comparisons shows that they are closer to the Greek than all Slavonic texts so far known.

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New edition of Ivan Franko

«To Ukraine» by V.Samijlenko (1906) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with title page of collection verses «To Ukraine» by V.Samijlenko (1906), for which I.Franko wrote the preface.

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New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –last three letters of 1894.

I would like to introduce step by step our community to newer manifestations of poetic creativity and to translations of older works that are of interest to us or important in the history of literature. (Dec 21, 1894. To A. Ju. Krymsky)

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – three separate poems, includinf "Ellada’s pain".

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review "K. Radchenko. Etudes of Bogomilism" (1905).

K. Radchenko defends that middle view that although the Bogomils cannot be recognized as important in the translation of the Apocrypha, on the other hand, the Bogomils used some apocrypha.

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