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The '''''Prologue from Ohrid''''' was compiled by [[Nikolai Velimirovic]]. [[Bishop]] Nikolai's work is a compilation of lives of [[saints]], [[hymn]]s, reflections, and homilies. It was originally written in Serbian.
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The '''Prologue from Ohrid''' is a publication, usually printed in two volumes, that is compilation of individual entries on lives of [[saints]] of the Orthodox Church. The Prologue is the work [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], a [[bishop]] and [[saint]] of the Orthodox Church who lived from 1880 to 1956.  
  
{{stub|For consideration - This article should be encyclopedic/historical content on HOW the book was compiled. OSource lists editions and text.}}
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The entries for individual saints is organized by the date of their [[feast day]]. In addition to a short biography or "life of a saint" the Prologue also included [[hymn]]s, reflections, and homilies, usually related to a particular saint. It was originally written in Serbian and is now available in translation. St. Nikolai is often referred to as the Serbian "Chrysostom".
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St. Nikolai wrote the ''Ochridski Prolog'' (The Prologue of Ohrid) during a period in 1928 when he was in Serbia. He patterned his work after the ancient hagiographical literature in which he wrote brief Lives and edifying incidents of the lives of the men and women, including ordinary sinners. 
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An on-line version of the Prologue, in English, is available through the Serbian Orthodox Church Diocese Of Western America website at [http://www.westsrbdio.org/prolog/my.html  Prologue from Ohrid].  
  
 
==Published editions==
 
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''See OrthodoxSource:'' '''[[osource:Prologue from Ohrid (Velimirovic)|Prologue from Ohrid on OrthodoxSource]]'''
 
 
*[http://www.westsrbdio.org/prolog/my.html The Prologue Online] - from the [http://www.westsrbdio.org/ Serbian Orthodox Church Diocese Of Western America]
 
*[http://www.westsrbdio.org/prolog/my.html The Prologue Online] - from the [http://www.westsrbdio.org/ Serbian Orthodox Church Diocese Of Western America]
  
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Revision as of 15:00, May 5, 2010

The Prologue from Ohrid is a publication, usually printed in two volumes, that is compilation of individual entries on lives of saints of the Orthodox Church. The Prologue is the work Nikolai Velimirovic, a bishop and saint of the Orthodox Church who lived from 1880 to 1956.

The entries for individual saints is organized by the date of their feast day. In addition to a short biography or "life of a saint" the Prologue also included hymns, reflections, and homilies, usually related to a particular saint. It was originally written in Serbian and is now available in translation. St. Nikolai is often referred to as the Serbian "Chrysostom".

St. Nikolai wrote the Ochridski Prolog (The Prologue of Ohrid) during a period in 1928 when he was in Serbia. He patterned his work after the ancient hagiographical literature in which he wrote brief Lives and edifying incidents of the lives of the men and women, including ordinary sinners.

An on-line version of the Prologue, in English, is available through the Serbian Orthodox Church Diocese Of Western America website at Prologue from Ohrid.

Published editions

  • Velimirovic, Nikolai. The Prologue of Ohrid: Lives of Saints, Hymns, Reflections and Homilies for Every Day of the Year.
Volume I (ISBN 0971950504)
Volume II (ISBN 0971950512)
  • Bishop Nikolai Velimirovic. Prologue from Ochrid [sic]. Lazarica Press (ISBN 0948298030)

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