Dragon-Slayer Saints: Theodore Tiron, Theodore Stratelates and George the Victory-Bearer in South Slavic Medieval Tradition
Language: Bulgaian with a summary in English

 

Table of contents

Preface

I. Miracle of Theodore Tiron with his mother and the dragon

1. Theodore Tiron as a dragon slayer in art

2. Theodore Tiron as a dragon slayer in hagiographic sources

3. Byzantine tradition of the text (BHG 17661767)

4. South Slavic tradition of the text

4.1. First translation

4.2. Second translation

Conclusion

II. Theodore Stratelates and the dragon

1. Passio of Theodore Stratelates by Augarus in the Byzantine tradition (BHG 1750)

2. South Slavic tradition of the text

2.1. First (Old Bulgarian) translation (BHBS 464: 1)

First group of copies

Second group of copies

Language of the First (Old Bulgarian) translation

Miracle of Theodore Stratelates with the Dragon in manuscripts ordered according to the Studite Typikon

Overview of the text history

2.2. Second (Middle Bulgarian) translation (BHBS 541542: 2)

Language of the Second (Middle Bulgarian) translation

Conclusion

III. Miracle of George the Victory-Bearer with the dragon

1. George the Victory-Bearer as a dragon slayer in art and in literary sources

2. Byzantine tradition of the text (BHG 687687i)

3. South Slavic tradition of the text

3.1. The Greek Common recension (BHG 687) in the South Slavic tradition

First translation

Second translation (BHBS 521: 11(1)11(2)

Miracle of George the Victory-Bearer with the demon (BHG 687k) in the South Slavic tradition

3.2. The Greek Extended recension (BHG 687b) in the South Slavic tradition (BHBS 519520: 8б2)

3.3. Miracle of George the Victory-Bearer with the dragon in the Tuman miscellany

Conclusion

Episodes and motifs in the South Slavic recensions of Miracle of George the Victory-Bearer with the dragon

Conclusion

Texts

1. Miracle of Theodore Tiron with His Mother and the Dragon in the South Slavic tradition

2. Passio of Theodore Stratelates by Augarus

2.1. First (Old Bulgarian) translation (BHBS 464: 1)

2.2. Passio of Theodore Stratelates by Augurus: The Miracle with the Dragon

2.2.1. First translation

2.2.2. Second translation

2.2.3. Third translation

2.3. Second (Middle Bulgarian) translation (BHBS 541542: 2)

2.4. Greek text of Passio of Theodore Stratelates by Augarus after Cod. Perison. Fol. 10 (BHG 1750)

3. Miracle of George the Victory-Bearer with the dragon

3.1. The Common recension

3.1.1. First translation

3.1.2. Second translation (BHBS 521: 11(1)11(2) and Greek parallel text after Cod. Athen.

3.2. The Extended recension (BHBS 519520: 8б(2)

3.3. The recension from the Tuman miscellany

Abbreviations

Manuscripts

Bibliography

Index

List of the illustrations

English summary

Светци змееборци: Теодор Тирон, Теодор Стратилат, Георги Победоносец

Details
Publisher East–West Publishing
Language Bulgarian
Pages 336
Illustrations b/w figures
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-619-01-0465-0
Creation date 2019
Size 16 х 24 cm

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