Vol. II, No. 1
THE LIFE OF SAINT EUPHROSYNE OF POLACK
Saint Euphrosyne (c. 1105-1167) was the granddaughter of the famous prince of Polack, Usiaslau (Vseslav) whose long reign (1044-1101) and many exploits ... made such an impression on his contemporaries that they refused to believe him to be an ordinary mortal...
Pradslava - such was the name of Euphrosyne
before she took the veil - seems to have inherited
many traits of her grandfather's character...This
became manifest early in her life when she refused all
proposals of marriage and, without her parent's
knowledge, run away to the convent... in addition to
convent of nuns Saint Euphrosyne founded a monastery
for monks and remained superior of both
present translation is based on a 14-15th
century manuscript copy...