Ктиторски изображения и надписи в манастири и църкви на Видинската епархия от XIV – XIX век
Donor images and inscriptions in monasteries and churches in the bishopric of Vidin in 14th – 19th c.
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, History, History of Church(es), Local History / Microhistory, Middle Ages, Modern Age, Theology and Religion, 13th to 14th Centuries, 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: bishopric of Vidin; Donor images and inscriptions; church; monastery; Ottoman registers; hagiographic literature; medieval onomastics
Summary/Abstract: A survey will be made in the present article of the existing donor images and inscription in somemonasteries and churches in the bishopric of Vidin in the 14th – 19th c. This type of sources contain immense information, which not only allows us to trace back the foundation and development of the monastic and parish network, but also presents data on the physical features, garments, adornments, haircut and colours of donor’s clothes. The inscriptions, on the other hand, contain rich repertoire of names, thus supplementing to the existing onomastic fund. Data provided by the images and inscriptions in the churches is backed up and supplemented by the Ottoman registers, hagiographic literature and archaeological material.
- Issue Year: 23/2015
- Issue No: 1
- Page Range: 128-141
- Page Count: 14
- Language: Bulgarian