« 2018. #5 (143)

The Ethnology Notebooks, 2018, № 5 (143), 1268—1278

UDK 7. 046; 7.041.6


Received  13.06.2018



Kosiv Roksolana Romanivna, Ph.D. in Art Studies, Associate Professor

of the Department of Sacral Art of the Lviv National Academy of Arts,

Senior Researcher of the Department of Old-Ukrainian Art

of the National Museum in Lviv named after Andrey Sheptytsky.

Kubiiovycha Street 38, 79011, Lviv, Ukraine.

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Abstrakt. The iconography of saint monks of the Early Church from Asia Minor Onufrii, Sumeon Stovpnyk and Savva Osviashchenyi in works of Rybotychi masters in 1670—1750 years. It is indicated that their images were spread under the influence of the monastery’s environments located not far from Ribotychi, in particular the four Onufrii’s in Lavriv, Posad Rybotytskyi, Bircha and Dobromyl and the ancient monastery of St. Symeon Stovpnyk, which was located on the site of the present settlement of Patslav, which the territory of Poland near the Ukrainian border. If the image of St. Onufrii is generally known in the Ukrainian church art, the images of St. Savva and St. Symeon are rare. The works of the craftsmen of the Ribotychi are illustrative monuments about their iconography.

Keywords: iconography, icon, holy monks, St. Onuphrii, St. Savva Osviashchenyi, St. Symeon Stovpnyk, town Rybotychi.


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