The Byzantine Apocalyptic Tradition a Fourteenth-century Serbian Version of the Apocalypse of Anastasia
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Early translations of the Apocalypse of Anastasia into Old Church Slavonic appear in several versions incorporated into miscellanies of the zbornik (collection) type. These texts belong to various genres of religious prose and are usually assembled in apocryphal collections about journeys to the other world. The earliest known Serbian version of the Apocalypse of Anastasia is the fourteenth-century manuscript dated to about 1380 (MS 29). The present paper gives an analysis of this narrative.
Keywords:apocalyptic literature / visions / 'journeys of the soul' genre
Source:Balcanica, 2011, XLII, 25-36
- Belgrade : Institute for Balkan Studies, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts