Angel Nikolov

Assoc. Prof., PhD Sofia St Kliment Okhridski University, Bulgaria

'A Useful Tale about the Latins': An Old Bulgarian Translation of a Lost Byzantine Anti-Latin Text of the End of the Eleventh-Early Twelfth Century

  • Summary/Abstract

    ‘A Useful Tale about the Latins’ is a detailed historical account of the split between Rome and Eastern Churches and it belongs to the underresearched corpus of Slavic translations by Byzantine anti-Catholic texts which formed gradually between 11th and 14th c. The paper presented firs attempt to collect copies, to study the origin and transmission of the text. The author described a few redactions and respective witnesses to every redaction, their specific features and history of formation.

    Subject: History

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