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Kyi︠e︡vo-Pechersʹka lavra

LC control no.n 79045762
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingKyi︠e︡vo-Pechersʹka lavra
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Variant(s)Ukraine. Kyi︠e︡vo-Pechersʹka lavra
Ukraine. Kievo-Pecherskaya Monastery
Höhlenkloster von Kiew
Kievan Cave Monastery
Kievan Caves Monastery
Kievo-Pecherskaya Monastery
Kīevo-Pecherskai︠a︡ lavra
Kiewer Höhlenkloster
Kyi︠e︡vo-Pechersʹka Uspensʹka lavra
Lawra in Kiew
Monastery of the Caves in Kyïv
Monastère des grottes à Kiev
Pecherskai︠a︡ lavra
Kyïv Monastery
Києво-Печерська лавра
Києво-Печерська Успенська лавра
Kīevopecherskai︠a︡ lavra
Кіевопечерская лавра
See alsoLavrsʹkyĭ muzeĭ kulʹtiv i pobutu (Ukraine)
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Retrospective heading
Found inR. Br. (Kiev. Pecherskai︠a︡ lavra)
Rad. entsykl. istoriï Ukraïny, 1970: p. 334 (Kyi︠e︡vo-Pechersʹka lavra) p. 335 (In 1926 Lavra's territory was given to Kyi︠e︡vo-Pechersʹkyĭ istoryko-kulʹturnyĭ zapovidnyk)
Encyc. of Ukraine: v. 2, p. 540-4 (Kievan Cave Monastery. An Orthodox monastery in Kiev founded in the mid-11th cent. It was supported by many of Kiev's princes and boyars and soon the monastery became the center of religious and cultural life in Kievan Rusʹ. Many works were written there such as Povistʹ vremennykh lit and the Kievan Cave Patericon, in addition to the translating and illuminating of books. The monastery was sacked several times between 1096 and 1240, but each time it was rebuilt, new churches were added and the underground tunnels of caves and catacombs were expanded. After the Tatars burnt it down in 1482 it was again rebuilt and the monastic complex was designated a lavra. In 1615 the first printing press Kiev Cave Monastery Press was established. In 1631 the Kievan Cave Monastery School opened and in 1632 the school merged with the Kiev Epiphany Brotherhood School to form a college which was later named the Kievan Mohyla Academy. In 1688 the lavra became directly subordinate to the Moscow patriarch. Russification of the monastery began in 1720 and increased with time. In 1921-1922 Soviet authorities confiscated many of its relics and historical objects. Many of these monuments and collections became part of the Lavra Museum of Religious Cults and Way of Life. In 1926 the Soviet Ukrainian government closed down the monastery completely and turned its grounds into a state museum-preserve--the All-Ukrainian Museum Quarter (Horodok). By 1934 the Horodok was abolished and many of its collections were transferred to new museums in Kiev. After WWII the lavra preserve was restored and renamed the Kievan Cave Historical-Cultural Preserve)
Enc. Brit. (Kievo-Pecherskaya Monastery)
Kiev. Derz︠h︡avnyĭ zapovidnyk-muzeĭ "Kyi︠e︡vo-Pechersʹka lavra." Kievo-Pecherskiĭ ... 1971: p. 5 (In 1926 lands, buildings and caves of former Kievo-Pecherskai︠a︡ lavra were proclaimed state historical and cultural preserve) p. 18 (In 1929 all architectural monuments and art treasures were transferred from the Kievo-Pecherskai︠a︡ lavra, which then ceased to function as a monastery, to "Muzeĭnyĭ gorodok")
Bolʹsh. sov. ėnt︠s︡ikl, 3d: v. 12, p. 335 (oldest monastery in Russia; founded in 1051)
Entsyk. ukraïnoznavstva, 1955: p. 998-999 (nationalized by Sov. govt. 1921-22; possessions used to form Lavrsʹkyĭ muzeĭ kulʹtiv i pobutu. In 1926 lavra closed and buildings, grounds proclaimed preserve named Derz︠h︡avnyĭ kulʹturno-istorychnyĭ zapovidnyk "Vseukraïnsʹkyĭ muzeĭnyĭ horodok")
Its Spisok starinnykh zolotykh i serebr. monet i medaleĭ, prinadlezh. Ki︠e︡vo-Pecherskoĭ lavri︠e︡, 1899: t.p. (Lawra in Kiew)
Kievo-Pecherskiĭ paterik. English. The Paterik of the Kievan Caves Monastery, c1989.
Vigil for the Feast of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God in the Monastery of the Caves in Kiev, p1997: container (Monastère des grottes à Kiev; Höhlenkloster von Kiew; Kiev Monastery) prog. notes (Kiewer Höhlenkloster)
Usamitnenni︠a︡ v natovpi, 2019: title page (Києво-Печерської Успенської лаври = Kyi︠e︡vo-Pechersʹkoï Uspensʹkoï lavry)
Not found inLavrsʹkyĭ muzeĭ kulʹtiv i pobutu. Viddil pisʹma ĭ druku. Ksylohrafichni doshky Lavrsʹkoho muzei︠u︡, 1927.