The article presents the most important facts from the history of the male (from 1847 to the 1884 ) and the female (from the end of the 1880s to 2006) monastery of the Old Believers in Wojnowo. The history of liturgical and ritualistic objects from the monastery has been described. The main aim of the author was to describe 5 manuscripts and 7 prints from the monastery collection, which hare not been previously described. These are as follows: 1. 'Nachalo pravilo svoe v kelii' and 'Sluzhba pred gospodom nashim Isusom Christom, tvorenie Feoktista inoka, obiteli studijskija' (XIX/XX); 2. Kanon utrenii 'Vo svjatuju i velikuju nedelju paschi' and ipakoj 'Predovarisha utrostichra Ashche i vogrobo siide' and 'ikos Izhe prezhde solneca' (kriuki, at first 20th century); 3. 'Stichi duchovnyje' (11) and 'Kanon 'chjudotvorcem' Bezsrebrennikom Kozme i Damianu' (1929); 4. 'Slovo nadgrobnoe'; 5. 'Rech' Ioana semionovicha' (XIX/XX). Among the books described there are 3 prinnts ('Sviattsy', 1797; 'Synodyk', 1812 and 'Sviattsy i Tropari i Kondaki' 1815) from the Old Believers, Fiodora and Akima Kartashevych printing house in Klince in Ukraine; 1 prints (Kanon Uaru,1909) from the Old Believers, Andrei Simakov printing hous in Uralsk and 1 print 'Psaltir' s dopolneniem dvuch kanonov za boljashchago i na ischod' dushi', 1909) in Kazan of Russia; 'Prisiaga chotjashchim vzyti na stepien' svjashchenstva' (1863) priting press in Pisz (Jansbork) in East Prussia, fouded by the head of the Wojnowo monastery, and which operated from to Konstantin Efimovich Golubov - ward of monastery; 1 prints ('Kanon za jednoumershago i obshchij za umershych', 1909 ) from Khristienskaia tipografija pri Preobrazhenskom bogadel'nom dome. The preserved books are an important source of research on the culture of the Old Believers.
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