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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2024. № 2 (176), 297—315

UDK 930.2:271.4-726.25(477.85-25)”18″І.Величко

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2024.02.297

PRIEST YAKIV VELYCHKO (1801—1867) AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ALICHINA NATIONAL REVITAL

NESTERUK Yuriy

NESTERUK Nazarii

Abstract. For the first time in national historiography, the publication provides information about Pr. Yakiv Velichko (1801—1867), the main milestones of the

biography, family, pastoral, public and publishing activities of priest of the village of Ugryniv with a branch in Nismychy in the Sokal region, a member of the

Council of Russ Scientists in 1848, brief description of his publications in the magazine «Zorya Halytska», the initiator and author of the «Peremyshlian» and

«Lvivianyn» lunar calendars, comments on them by Ivan Franko, contribution to educational activities and national revival of Galicia.

The subject of the research is the figure of Pr. Yakiv Velichko, his church and social activities.

The purpose of the study is to highlight the life path, pastoral and social activities of Pr. Yakiv Velichko.

The relevance of the article lies in the need to investigate the life path, pastoral achievements, public work and publishing activity of Pr. Yakov Velichko.

The source base for this study was the funds of the Central State Historical Archive of Ukraine in Lviv (then — CSHAU in Lviv), the Lviv National Scientific

Library of Ukraine named by Vasyl Stefanyk (them — ЛННБУ) (departments of manuscripts, periodicals named after Maryan and Ivanna Kotsiv, Ukrainian and

rare books), the Scientific Library named by Ivan Franko Lviv National University (then — НБ ЛНУ) (main book fund, department of manuscripts, old printed

and rare books named after F.P. Maksimenko), as well as the State Archive in Przemyśl, Poland (then — APP), Fund 142: Archive of the Ukrainian Greek-

Catholic Eparchy in Peremyshl.

Keywords: Pr. Yakiv Velichko, Ugryniv, Nismychi, Greek Catholic Church, Cathedral of Russ Scholars, lunar calendars «Peremyshlian» and «Lvivianyn».

Received 23.02.2024

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