Published in journal "History magazine: researches", 2011-3 in rubric "Historical time and space", pages 37-47.
Resume: The article is devoted to the two significant literary monuments of Russian pilgrims’ literature, which were written by a celibate priest Barsanuphius in the second half of XV century. The first pilgrimage to the Jerusalem is usually not studied by scientists who specialize in studying the literature of pilgrimage, but this work is of undoubted interest to the artifacts study, because it contains detailed information about the Christian holy places of Palestine. Second pilgrimage gained popularity among researchers, because it is the first Russian description of Egypt and the Sinai.
Keywords: history, pilgrimage, travels, sources, artifacts, Christian, East, Old Russian, literature.
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