Liturgical terminology in Slavic sluzhebniks of the XIII-XV centuries: the evolution of the literary norms

2012. № 1 (23), 250-266


This article analyzes the use of liturgical terminology in old Slavic sluzhebniks (missals). The usage of words of Latin and Greek origin and their Slavic equivalents are described for different historical periods. Particular attention is paid to the Moravian liturgical terminology and its function in the texts of liturgical prayers and rubrucs.