Volume XXVII of Palaeoslavica for 2019 consists of two issues (273 pp., 267 pp.).
No. 1 of Palaeoslavica for 2019 consists of four sections. The Articles section contains a study by A. Strakhov on the Slavic folk concept of non-being, non-existence and nothingness in terms of its spatial and temporal aspects within a broad European context and a study by A. Avdeev on epigraphic sources recounting the 1654 plague in Muscovy. The Publications section presents a linguistic edition of seventeenth-century interrogations of Russian servicemen travelling to Siberia and Mongolia (publ. and comm. by A. Maiorov) and a collection of idioms recorded from Belorussian story-teller V.A. Gretskaia with her commentary on their usage and meaning (publ. by G. Lopatin). The Speculum section contains a study by O. Strakhova on some linguistic peculiarities characteristic of early Old Russian lectionaries and a study by A. Zhuravlev about lexicographic phantoms attested in modern Russian dictionaries. The Miscellanea section includes a publication by T. Lønngren of folklore materials recorded in 1916 in the Kursk region.
No. 2 of Palaeoslavica for 2019 also consists of four sections. The Articles section contains a study by O. Pevny of frescoes depicting the life of St. Cyril of Alexandria preserved in an eleventh-century church in Kyiv dedicated to the saint and a study by V. Kalugin on the use of Old Permic script (introduced by St. Stephen of Perm in 1372) in marginal notes in seventeenth-century manuscripts. The Publications section presents a diary of а Greek adventurer who came to Muscovy in 1620s for alms, passing himself off for a Metropolitan of Gannos, but was put in jail (publ. and comm. by L. Astakhina); folklore materials recorded in the Vetka region of Belarus; and Russian «scary tales» about the Pechora river and local lakes recorded in Ust-Tsilma (Komi Republic, Russia; publ. and comm. by T. Kaneva and P. Kokh). The Speculum section contains an article by A. Avdeev on modern tendencies in the study of Old Russian epigraphy. The Miscellanea section contains a note by O. Syrtsova that presents a new look at the origin of the "Rhos" names of the Dnieper rapids/barrages and a note by B. Gasanov about the East Slavic custom of placing flowers and herbs into a coffin.
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