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Exhibitions - July/August 2017

František Skorina and Prague / On the Occasion of the 500th Anniversary of Publishing the Skorina´s Prague Bible

June 14 – July 8, 2017

Opening ceremony - Photogallery

The exhibition is one of the series of events commemorating the publication of the first translation of the Bible into Church Slavonic. František Skorina, a doctor and translator born in Polock in today´s Belarus, published twenty three Books of the Old Testament under the title The Russian Bible in Prague between 1517 and 1519.  Several East Slavic nations, especially that of Belarus, derive the beginnings of their literature from the publication of The Russian Bible.

Exhibition corridor, ground floor
Monday to Friday:  9 am – 7 pm
Admission 10 CZK (the NL readers free)

Opening hours and entrance fee

Exhibitions in the NL
Monday - Saturday 9 am - 7 pm
Admission 10 CZK, the NL readers free

The Klementinum Gallery - Exhibition Hall
(entrance from Marianské Sq., entrance B2)
Tue-Sun 10.30 am - 6 pm
Fee: mentioned by the exhibitions


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