Diacronia 13, June 13, 2021, A178 (1–9)https://doi.org/10.17684/i13A178en

Typographical revision and language option in the Evangelium from Snagov, 1697

Adina Chirilă1,, Roxana Vieru2,


1Faculty of Letters, History and Theology, West University, Bd. Vasile Pârvan 4, 300223 Timișoara, Romania
2Faculty of Letters, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Bd. Carol I 11, 700506 Iași, Romania


Received August 6, 2021
Accepted August 8, 2021
Published August 18, 2021

Key words

text editing
comparative analysis


The new edition of the Evangelium printed in Snagov, in 1697 (E 1697) is distinguished from the previous ones by two aspects: a) structure of the text – because the accuracy of the biblical references in relation to the moments of the church year is restored and ensured, thus making the correlation between the liturgical book of ecclesiastical use and the archetype-text, the New Testament, divided into chapters; b) linguistic option of the editor, which specifically and consistently aims at the regime of verbal tenses, i.e., the change of the forms of the simple perfect of the basic edition (E 1693) into forms of compound perfect.

Typographical and linguistic differences identified between E 1697 B[ucharest], E 1697 I[ași] and E 1697 V[ienna], of the eleven copies of the book, preserved to this day, indicate the unfolding of some stages in the realization of the edition, a complex and nonlinear editorial and typographical behaviour.


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    Text:1, A. C. & 2, R. V. (2021). Typographical revision and language option in the Evangelium from Snagov, 1697, Diacronia 13 (August 18), A178 (1–9), https://doi.org/10.17684/i13A178en
    BibTeX:@ARTICLE{chirila 12021,
     author = {Adina Chirilă 1, Roxana Vieru 2},
     title = {Typographical revision and language option in the Evangelium from
    Snagov, 1697},
     journal = {Diacronia},
     ISSN = {2393-1140},
     year = {2021},
     month = {August},
     number = {13},
     eid = {A178},
     doi = {https://doi.org/10.17684/i13A178en},
     pages = "(1–9)",
     url = {https://www.diacronia.ro/journal/issue/13/A178/en}


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