The latest issue of Cyrillic Manuscript Heritage, vol. 33 (June 2013), is now available, and readers in the US have reported receipt of the RCMSS/HRL newsletter in the mail. The lead article describes the current exhibit in the Thompson Library Gallery, May 15-September 8, 2013: “Travelers to and from Mount Athos: The Translation of Culture, Knowledge, and Spirituality,” an exhibit of the Hilandar Research Library.


Photo of the front cover of the RCMSS/HRL newsletter volume 33 , June 2013

CMH 33 (June 2013)

Additional highlights of this issue include:

  • a two-page article by Peter DeSimone (MSSI 2008, RCMSS graduate associate, and OSU History PhD 2012), “Old Rite in Late Tsarist Russia: Documents of the Moscow Old Ritualists in the Pimen Sofronov Collection”;
  • the preliminary program of the forthcoming 6th International Hilandar Conference, July 19-21, 2013;
  • RCMSS & HRL News Notes;
  • Director’s Desk;
  • an article outlining the various ways to support the Hilandar Research Library and the Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies, along with a list of recent contributions to the Hilandar Endowment Fund, Hilandar’s Friends of the Library Fund, and Gifts in Kind.