St. Sofia of Kyiv presented the results of a 15-year study of church graffiti
This is reported by Radio Svoboda.
During the presentation, those Present could not only flip through the pages of books – the results of the researcher's 15-year work, but also directly communicate with their author and other project participants, learn about how the idea of publishing a full collection of graffiti of St. Sophia of Kyiv actually appeared, with which inscription large-scale studies of the cathedral's epigraphic monuments began.
And after the presentation, a small tour of Vyacheslav Kornienko took place, where he showed some epigraphic secrets left by our ancestors on the walls of the thousand-year-old shrine.
In the Kyivan state, in Ukraine-Rus, in addition to the written Church Slavonic language, there was a colloquial language close to the modern Ukrainian language.
St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv is a monument of Ukrainian architecture and a record of monumental painting dating back to the time of Ukraine-Rus (1011). One of the most important Christian shrines in Eastern Europe, the historical center of the Kyiv Archdiocese. St. Sophia Monastery Estate is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.