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New edition of Ivan Franko

The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with title page of the reprint article «Ukrainian literature» (SPb., 1904).

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New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –first five letters of 1894.

I contracted with the "Rus’ Conversation" to supply three original dramas and three remaking by May. I already gave one thing ("Rowan"), and it is already censored. (Jan 13, 1984. To M. I. Pavlyk)

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From the Fokilid Miletian."

1. True wealth / 2. The beginnings of women / 3. Empty nobility / 4. The power of order

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review "V. V. Popov "The alphabet written in hops" (1903).

"The alphabet written in hops" was published by Mr. Popov from the only known manuscript that was once the property of V. Undolsky, and now lies in the Rumyantsev Museum in Moscow and was composed in the 17th century.

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New autograph of Ivan Franko

The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with first page of autograph article «King of balagules». Antin Shashkevych and his ukrainian verses» (1904)

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New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –last four letters of 1893.

But I’m not very happy with the subscribers, because all the money goes to post expences, and the copy is for free. And again, to put an even higher price was shameful, 100 subscribers from Ukraine would be a ruin for magazine. (Dec 31, 1893, to M. P. Dragomanov)

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – 3 new verses, including "Golden words".

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review "V. M. Istrin. To the Question of Fortune-telling Psalters" (1903).

After reading this work, I involuntarily ask myself: and why did this respected person spend so much time and scientific resources?

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New autograph of Ivan Franko

The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with page of autograph article «Parable on the blind man and lame man» (1904).

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New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1893.

Your sister wrote to me that when she was in Kyiv, she told the members of the "Stara gromada" (Old community) about my journal, so they resolutely refused to help it with anything. (December 7, 1893. To M. P. Dragomanov)

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From Simonides from Keos Island."

1. The inscription on the grave of 300 Spartans who lay down in Thermopylae / 2. The lion on the tomb of Leonid in Thermopylae / 3. The priest of Cybele rescued / 4. The coffin of the poor / 5. Everything goes, everything goes.

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review "A. I. Almazov. Medical prayers" (1903).

The work of Mr. Almazov is of undoubted value, because he closely used not only previous works on the history of Trebnik, but also attracted many Greek and Church Slavonic manuscripts.

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New edition of Ivan Franko

The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with bill of the first perfomance drama «Stolen happiness» in Kyiv (1904).

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New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1893.

For 1st book "Life and Words" I would like to ask you to write briefly about the Rumyantsev Museum, its history, its collections, the library, manuscripts and their catalogs. (Nov 22, 1893. To A. Ju. Krymsky)

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – 3 new verses, including "Daytime Circulation of the Sun".

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published preface to the book "Heine Henry. Journey to Harz" (1902).

Before issuing this, I compared the translation with the German original and provided an explanation for all the important places where Heine alludes to circumstances and persons of that time.

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New edition of Ivan Franko

The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with cover of collection «Without working» (1904).

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New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1893.

I accept the title "Life and the word" and tomorrow I am printing a tiny prospectus, which I will send, among other things, to Ukraine. (November 6, 1893, to M. P. Dragomanov)

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New translations

We continue publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From the Solon of Salamina."

1. The fabulous elegy / 2. My laws / 3. The steps of the human age / 4. To Mimnerm / 5. From the elegy of wealth / 6. The image of nature / 7. Excerpts from the poem "Salamina".

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review «Dějiny slovanských apoštolů Cyrila a Methoda» (1902).

The book in the first line should serve as a textbook for university students as a very good introduction to the history of Slavic writing.

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New edition of Ivan Franko

The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with cover of brochure «What is the progress?» (1903).

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New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1893.

Asking for your and your children’s writer’s help for my publication, of course, I leave you completely the choice of what you want to help. (Oct 18, 8983. To Olena Pchilka)

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New translations

We begin to publish a book of translations "Choice from Ancient Greek Poets" (1915). Today – the section "From the Sappho".

Fppointment / Peas / To Aphrodite / The Sappho’s riddle / What a lot / In a women’s company / Girlfriends / The importance of a girl’s wreath

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review «Vatroslav Jagić. Zur Entstehungsgeschichte der kirchenslavischen Sprache» (1902).

A systematic review of all that can be considered an achievement of the present scientific work is the great merit of this new work by Prof. Jagić.

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New story

We finish publishing the story "Crossing stitches" (1900). Today – the last 3 sections, including "60. The fight is just beginning".

Here, I have the honor of handing over to mr. chief a report on the meeting which I call on the next trading day to Vygoda. I hope there will be no obstacles in this case.

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New autograph of Ivan Franko

The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with first page of autograph recension on the article «Nearest tasks in studying of the old russian literature» by N.Nikolsky (1903)

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New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1893.

I am sending you the beginning of a scientific chronicle that I would like to lead systematically. The other day I will send the beginning of the literary chronicle (about Hilyak) and the end of the article about Collar. (Sep 27 1893. To M. I. Pavlik)

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New translation

We publish a translation of the Orpheus’ poem about the Argonauts (1915).

1. Chant to Apollo / 2. Jason’s requests / 3. Jason’s crew / 4. Ship descent into the sea / 5. Offering and oath / 6. Guest in Heiron.

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New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published preface to the edition of Yu. Fedkovich’s poetry (1902).

The referent submitted a plan to publish the works of Fedkovich in four volumes, and then in the first volume – poetry, in the second – stories, in the third – dramatic works, and in the fourth everything that would not fit into the first three.

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New story

We continue to publish the story "Crossing stitches" (1900). Today – the next 3 sections, including "57. Stalsky exposes Regina."

And what will I ask? After all, we have corpus delicti here! And he removed from his pocket Regina’s suitcase, which he had found on Eugene’s bureau.

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