Journal of Byelorussian Studies
Vol. II, No.
FORM AND FUNCTION IN MIANZHYNSKI'S ROMANCE OF ALEXANDER
manuscript versions of the Romance of
Alexander (Aleksandryja) compiled by U.V.
Anicenka and published
in 1962 by the Byelorussian Academy of Sciences
one claims our particular interest for the information
contained in a postscript which identifies the
writer and dates the manuscript. The
writer records the year of his manuscript as 1697...
by H. Leeming
...the information...enables us to locate him in ageographical
and cultural context: 17th century Polesian
Orthodox clergy, exposed to Polish influences...