The Hilandar Research Library recently acquired five volumes of the journal Studia Ceranea from the Waldemar Ceran Research Centre for the History and Culture of the Mediterranean Area and South-East Europe at the University of Łódź, Poland. Below are the list of articles for volumes 1-3.

Vol. 1 (2011) includes articles and book reviews. The articles:

Maciej Kokoszko, Katarzyna Gibel-Buszewska, “Kandaulos: the Testimony of Select Sources” (11-22);

Georgi Minczew, “John Chrysostom’s Tale on How Michael Vanquished Satanael—a Bogomil text?” (23-54);

Mirosław J. Leszka, “The Monk versus the Philosopher: From the History of the Bulgarian-Byzantine War 894-896” (55-70);

Elka Bakalova, “The Perfect Ruler in Art and Literature of Medieval Bulgaria” (71-86);

Małgorzata Skowronek, “The First Witnesses. Martha, Longius and Veronica in the Slavic Manuscript Tradition (Initial Observations)” (101-126);

Teresa Wolińska, “Constantinopolitan Charioteers and Their Supporters” (127-142)

Dimo Cheshmedjiev, “Notes on the Cult of the Fifteen Tiberioupolitan Martyrs in Medieval Bulgaria” (143-156);

Kirił Marinow, “In the Shackles of the Evil One: The Portrayal of Tsar Symeon I the Great (893-927) in the Oration ‘On the Treaty with the Bulgarians'” (157-190);

Anna-Maria Totomanova, “A Lost Byzantine Chronicle in Slavic Translation” (191-204);

Ivelin Ivanov, “Tsar Samuel Against Emperor Basil II: Why Did Bulgaria Lose the Battle with the Byzantine Empire at the Beginning of the 11th Century” (205-212).

Vol. 2 (2012) includes papers from a conference Taxes of the Mediterranean Countries: Ancient, Medieval and Modern Perspectives (9-82), held May 11, 2012 at the University of Łódź, which was organized by the “Waldemar Ceran Research Centre for the History and Culture of the Mediterranean Basin and South-East Europe (Ceraneum) in cooperation with the Department of Roman Law and the Centre of Tax Documentation and Studies,”  with additional articles and book reviews. The articles are:

Zofia Brzozowska, “The Church of Divine Wisdom or of Christ – the Incarnate Logos? Dedication of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople in the Light of Byzantine Sources from 5th to 14th Century” (85-96);

Błażej Cecota, “Islam, Arabs and Umayyad Rulers according to Theophanes the Confessor’s Chronography” (97-112);

Anastasia Dobyčina, “A ‘Divine Sanction’ on the Revolt: The Cult of St. Demetrios of Thessalonike and the Uprising of Peter and Asen (1185-1186)” (113-126);

Marek M. Dziekan, “Quss Ibn Sa’ida al-Iyadi (6th-7th cent. A.D.), Bishop of Najran: An Arabic and Islamic Cultural Hero” (127-136);

Bernard Hamilton and Janet Hamilton, “St. Symeon the New Theologian and Western Dissident Movements” (137-144);

Maciej Kokoszko, Zofia Rzeźnicka, Krzysztof Jagusiak, “Health and Culinary Art in Antiquity and Early Byzantium in the Light of Re re coquinaria (145-164);

Mihailo St. Popović, “Moving through Medieval Macedonia: Late Modern Cartography, Archive Material and Hydrographic Data Used for the Regressive Modelling of Transportation Networks” (165-180);

Jacek Wiewiorowski, “The Defense of the Long Walls of Thrace (…) under Justinian the Great (527-565 A.D.)” (181-194);

Michał Wojnowski, “Periodic Revival or Continuation of the Ancient Military Tradition? Another Look at the Question of the katáfraktoi in the Byzantine Army” (195-220);

Anna-Maria Totomanova, “Digital Presentation of Bulgarian Lexical Heritage, Towards an Electronic Historical Dictionary” (221-232).

Vol. 3 (2013) contains the following articles:

Cristiano Diddi, “Le ‘chiavi tematiche bibliche’ nel contesto della tradizione retorica e letteraria europea: un capitolo di poetica storica” (11-28);

Vassil Gjuzelev, “La quatrième croisade et ses conséquences pour la Bulgarie médiévale; le tzar Kaloyan, les Latins et les Grecs (1204-1207)” (29-38);

Adam Jaroszyński and Anna Kotłowska, “Eparchikon biblion V,2: Is Thalassai the Same as Byssos?” (39-46);

Maciej Kokoszko, Krzysztof Jagusiak, and Zofia Rzeźnicka, “Rice as a Foodstuff in Ancient and Byzantine Materia Medica” (47-68);

Justyna Kroczak, “Palamas and Florensky: The Metaphysics of the Heart in Patristic and Russian Philosophical Tradition” (69-82);

Adam Mesiarkin, “Examining the Slavic Identity in the Middle Ages: Perception of Common Sense of Slavic Community in Polish and Bohemian Medieval Chronicles” (83-100);

Ireneusz Milewski, “Vom Nutzen der patristischen Literatur für die Erforschung der spätantiken Wirtschaft: das Beispiel der griechischen Kirchenväter des 4. Jahrhunderts” (101-112);

Georgi Minczew, “Remarks on the Letter of the Patriarch Theophylact to Tsar Peter in the Context of Certain Byzantine and Slavic Anti-heretic Texts” (113-130);

Małgorzata Skowronek, “Some Remarks on the Anathemas in the Palaea Historica” (131-144);

Rostislav Stankov, “Ob odnom lozhnom ‘moravizme'” (145-148);

Yuri Stoyanov, “Medieval Christian Dualist Perceptions and Conceptions of Biblical Paradise” (149-166);

Norbert Widok, “Christian Family as Domestic Church in the Writings of St. John Chrysotom” (167-176);

Krzysztof Tomasz Witczak, “Hystrix in Greek” (177-186);

Rafał Zarębski, “Possessive Adjectives Formed from Personal Names in Polish Translations of the New Testament” (187-196);

Bogusław Andrzej Baczyński and Małgorzata Baczyńska, “The Testament Donation of Knyaz Fedor Sanguszko for the Monastery of St. Paul of Xeropotamou on the Holy Mount Athos (9th November 1547)” (197-213).